Explaining X-bar Theory
In the following two videos Verena Bröckling and Sonja Strupp (Göttingen) explain the principles of X-bar Theory with an example.
The Principles of X-bar Theory
Do you think it would be difficult to analyze the following sentence?
Then, watch this video, and you will know all about the analysis in less than 8 minutes!
Building X-bar Structures
After watching the previous video, you may say Ok, I can see this if the tree is given, but I could never come up with such a tree myself! Look at the following sentence:
Would you also fail if you were asked to draw an X-bar structure for this sentence? Sonja Strupp shows you how it can be done!