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By Leo Hoye

ISBN-10: 0582215358

ISBN-13: 9780582215351

ISBN-10: 113816531X

ISBN-13: 9781138165311

This new learn on modality in English represents a departure from extra conventional ways to the topic, the place the modal auxiliaries were the standard concentration of consciousness, by way of analyzing intimately the character in their organization with various different types of modal adverb. Modality is notoriously complicated however the current paintings bargains an available creation to the subject, a entire account of modal-adverb co-occurrence, and a reappraisal of the English modal method. The descriptive framework attracts clean insights from syntactic, semantic and pragmatic techniques to the examine of language and conversation, and from fresh paintings in corpus linguistics. The booklet contains contrastive connection with the expression of modality in Spanish and a dialogue of modality in such utilized contexts as language educating. an incredible characteristic is its reliance on actual spoken and written language info.

The examine is appropriate for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of linguistics, English language, communications experiences and similar disciplines.

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