It Construction Grammar. I work in a developing syntactic model called construction grammar (cxg). The term construction grammar (cxg) covers a family of theories, or models, of grammar that are based on the idea that the primary unit of grammar is the grammatical construction rather than the atomic syntactic unit and the rule that combines atomic units, and that the grammar of a language is made up of taxonomies of families of constructions.
Passive sentence → the students were given the books. This chapter discusses the history and principles of construction grammar. A grammatical pattern is treated as a conventional association between form and function or.