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Can English provide a framework for Spanish response tokens? (Pre-published version)
(Springer, Dordrecht, 2013)
This paper investigates the question of whether response items in Spanish can be analysed using frameworks developed for the study of similar items in English. Data comes from the Spanish corpus COREC, the Corpus Oral de ...
The pragmatics of the be + after + V-ing construction in Irish English (Pre-published version)
(Mouton de Gruyter, 2009)
This paper looks at a well-documented form in Irish English, ‘be after + Verb-ing’ (e.g. ‘He's after forgetting to pay her’) which roughly equates to the present perfect aspect in Standard English. The structure, a calque ...