Syntactic Theory


Podcasts

Relative Clauses

The podcast illustrates the main properties of English relative clauses.

The material was recorded July, 2008 by Nadja Binternagel, Hendirk Buurman, and Kerstin Voy, Göttingen.

X-bar Theory

Two brief videos that exlain the principles of X-bar Theory.

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Thematic Roles

The podcast explains the notion of thematic roles with a number of examples.

(Duration 5 min. 52)

The material was recorded July, 2008 by Tobias Döring and Jakob Grüner, Göttingen.

The audio version with slides.

How to draw AVMs in a common word processor

A brief video that shows how to draw Attribute Value Matrices as used in HPSG with Word.

Link to the video

Six Steps in a Syntactic Analysis

A podcast on the steps in a syntactic analysis. This podcast relates to the example explained on the wikipages Six Steps in a Syntactic Analysis.

A pure audio version:
(Duration: 13 min.)

The material was recorded on June 10, 2008. We would like to thank Michael Job and Michael Karg, Göttingen, for technical support.

The audio version with slides.

Interview with Dr. R. Loukanova

Interview with Dr. Roussanka Loukanova, a computational semanticist from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

Roussanka describes the aims of computational semantics and explains why syntax is necessary to achieve them.

For more information on our interview partner, check out her homepage!

(Duration: 6 min.)

The interview was recorded on May 29, 2008. We would like to thank Michael Job and Michael Karg, Göttingen, for technical support.