The Expression of Modality

This book covers the essentials of modality and offers both foundational ideas and cutting edge advances.

The Expression of Modality

The Expression of Modality

This book covers the essentials of modality and offers both foundational ideas and cutting edge advances. The book consists of what are essentially tutorials on modality and modal notions, covering definitions of modality, morphosyntactic form, conceptual and logical semantics, historical development, and acquisition. There are also specific chapters on modality in Zapotec and American Sign Language, which show the range of forms that modal notions can take. To assist its tutorial function, the book closes with a comprehensive conceptual outline of all the chapters. Key features: new series textbook covers the essentials of modality

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The Expression of Modality
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: William Frawley
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This book covers the essentials of modality and offers both foundational ideas and cutting edge advances. The book consists of what are essentially tutorials on modality and modal notions, covering definitions of modality, morphosyntactic form, conceptual and logical semantics, historical development, and acquisition. There are also specific chapters on modality
Modality in Grammar and Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 575
Authors: Joan L. Bybee, Suzanne Fleischman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This volume brings together a collection of 18 papers that look into the expression of modality in the grammars of natural languages, with an emphasis on its manifestations in naturally occurring discourse. Though the individual contributions reflect a diversity of languages, of synchronic and diachronic foci, and of theoretical orientations
The Expression of Temporality in the Written Discourse of L2 Learners of English
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Doreen Elizabeth Ewert
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

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The Expression of Future Time in Contemporary British English
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Herman Wekker
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1976 - Publisher: Elsevier Publishing Company

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The Oxford Handbook of English Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Bas Aarts
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This handbook provides an authoritative, critical survey of current research and knowledge in the grammar of the English language. Following an introduction from the editors, the volume's expert contributors explore a range of core topics in English grammar, beginning with issues in grammar writing and methodology. Chapters in part II

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