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Progressive aspect and stative verbs in Outer Circle varieties
The extension of the progressive form to stative verbs is a widely discussed feature of Outer Circle varieties of English. This paper examines the semantics of the stative progressive in three corpora, representing spoken ...
Register and the features of translated language
(Akadémiai Kiadó, 2012)
Against the background of current corpus-based research on the features of translated language, this study investigates two research questions that emerge as “gaps” in existing research: (1) What are the occurrence patterns ...
Corpus linguistic work on Black South African English
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
Black South African English (henceforth BSAfE) has received more attention from corpus linguists than any other variety in the country. In the early 2000s, two corpus projects were initiated more or less simultaneously: ...