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English grammar : a function-based introduction
Part 1 Introduction: grammar and communication whose grammar? grammar for communication theme and variation in syntactic description parsing - tree diagrams deep structure, surface structure andExpand
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Adverbial subordination : a typology and history of adverbial subordinators based on European languages
Based on morphological, syntactic and semantic analysis of the complete inventories of adverbial subordinators of some 50 European languages, this monograph presents an account of adverbialExpand
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Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English: Problems of Control and Interpretation
Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbIAL clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. Expand
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A handbook of varieties of English : a multimedia reference tool
The Handbook is by far the most thorough reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world. Expand
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Malaysian English: phonology
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Functional Discourse Grammar
Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) is a typologically based structural-functional theory of language with top-down organization to achieve psychological adequacy. Expand
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Dynamic typology and vernacular universals
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Global synopsis: Morphological and syntactic variation in english
Compared with the regional synopses, it is in this chapter that we shall adopt a truly bird’s-eye, or even satellite, view at morphosyntactic variation across the non-standard varieties in theExpand
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A comparative grammar of British English dialects : agreement, gender, relative clauses
This volume offers qualitative as well as corpus-based quantitative studies on grammatical variation in the British Isles written from a typological perspective. All studies make use of the FreiburgExpand
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