Essays about: "Felix Fernebring"

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  1. 1. Exploring a recent grammatical change : A corpus-based investigation of the core modals will and shall and the semi-modal BE going to in newspapers and blogs written by Swedes

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Felix Fernebring; [2014]
    Keywords : Auxiliary verbs; BE going to; corpora; grammaticalization; modality; semi-modal; shall; variation; will;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate how the modal auxiliaries will and shall and the semi-modal BE going to are used to express futurity by individuals whose first language is Swedish. The study is corpus based, and the corpora used in this study consist of Swedish newspapers in English (SWENC) and material from blogs which are written in English by Swedes (BESC). READ MORE