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ERIC Number: EJ175859
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Publication Date: 1977
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Englische Modalverben und Sprechakte (English Modal Verbs and Speech Acts)
Kussmaul, Paul
Neusprachliche Mitteilungen, 30, 4, 202-7, 77
Describes the function of English modal verbs, arranging them in categories: permitting, asking permission, forbidding, commanding, exhorting, requesting, conjecturing, wishing. Various nuances are illustrated with numerous examples. For the clear, unambiguous functioning of each modal verb, an ample context is a prerequisite. (Text is in German.) (IFS/WGA)
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