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ERIC Number: EJ677131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
A Corpus Analysis of "Would"-Clauses Without Adjacent "If"-Clauses.
Frazier, Stefan
TESOL Quarterly, v37 n3 p443-66 Aut 2003
Reports findings of a corpus analysis of a grammatical structure taught in intermediate- or advanced-level English-as-a-Second-/Foreign-Language texts: clauses that contain the modal "would" to signify hypothetical and counterfactual meaning. Categorizes the conditional and hypothetical uses of would-clauses in spoken and written corpora and offers pedagogical suggestions based on the findings. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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