Register-specific meaning categorization of linking adverbials in English

  title={Register-specific meaning categorization of linking adverbials in English},
  author={Zihan Yin},
Abstract English grammar reference books present a wide range of categorizations of linking adverbials according to semantic meaning. Different from this traditional semantic-only approach in previous grammar books, this study develops a new categorization system based on both semantic and pragmatic approaches. The proposed new meaning categorization system represents five registers: written academic prose, written news, academic lectures, broadcast news and conversation. Bearing in mind… CONTINUE READING
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