Towards an alternative
English Tense and Aspect in Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar - A Critical Appraisal and an Alternative - Carl Bache
Carl Bache [+]
University of Southern Denmark
Carl Bache is Professor of English at the University of Southern Denmark. His recent publications include The Study of Aspect, Tense and Action: Towards a Theory of the Semantics of Grammatical Categories (1997) and Essentials of Mastering English (2000).
This chapter introduces an alternative approach to tense and aspect in English, different from the IFG model and with point of departure, the systemic functional description of tense, provided in the Cardiff Grammar.