English Tense and Aspect in Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar - A Critical Appraisal and an Alternative - Carl Bache

English Tense and Aspect in Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar - A Critical Appraisal and an Alternative - Carl Bache

A new SFL description of tense and aspect

English Tense and Aspect in Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar - A Critical Appraisal and an Alternative - Carl Bache

Carl Bache [+-]
University of Southern Denmark
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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).

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This chapter discusses the alternative model introduced in Chapter 4, including its organisation and inventory, the status of BE going to + infinitive, univariate characteristics of verbal expressions and multivariate characteristics of verbal expressions.

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Bache, Carl. A new SFL description of tense and aspect. English Tense and Aspect in Halliday's Systemic Functional Grammar - A Critical Appraisal and an Alternative. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 115-174 Jan 2009. ISBN 9781845533540. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21296. Date accessed: 21 Feb 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21296. Jan 2009

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