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 summarizes the aims, the arguments and the findings of the book. It restates the advantages of the new SFL model, as well as the differences between the IFG model and the suggested alternative.