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dc.contributorFacultad de Filosofia y Letrases_ES
dc.contributor.authorRamón García, Noelia 
dc.contributor.otherFilologia Inglesaes_ES
dc.date2006-11-20
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-21T00:08:35Z
dc.date.available2018-11-21T00:08:35Z
dc.date.issued2018-11-21
dc.identifier.citationXXIII Congreso de AESLA, 10-12 de marzo, 2006, Palma de Mallorca (España)es_ES
dc.identifier.isbn84-7632-962-8es_ES
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10612/9144
dc.description.abstractModality is a broad and fuzzy area and modal meanings are mapped in quite different ways cross-linguistically. This paper is an attempt to describe the expression of epistemic modality in English and Spanish by focusing on the most commonly employed epistemic adverbs in these languages: probably and its cognate probablemente. This paper reports on a corpus-based contrastive study of these adverbs, which analyses issues related to their syntactic function, placement, and the co-occurrence of these adverbs with other modal markers, mainly modal verbs in English and tense, mood and lexical verbs in Spanish. Empirical data are extracted from two large monolingual corpora of contemporary English and Spanish, Cobuild/Bank of English and CREA (Corpus de Referencia del Español Actual), in order to carry out the analysis on authentic instances of language in use. The results not only provide a description of the use of the two adverbs, but also a general picture of the different grammatical resources associated to the expression of epistemic modality in English and Spanish. The future applications of the results lie in areas related to interlinguistic communication involving the two working languages, in particular in foreign language teaching and translationes_ES
dc.languageenges_ES
dc.subjectTraducción e interpretaciónes_ES
dc.subject.otherCorpora (Lingüística)es_ES
dc.subject.otherLengua inglesaes_ES
dc.subject.otherLengua españolaes_ES
dc.subject.otherAdverbioes_ES
dc.subject.otherProbablemente (adverbio)es_ES
dc.subject.otherProbably (adverb)es_ES
dc.titleApproaching epistemic modality in English and Spanish: a Corpus-based. Contrastive study of probably and probablementees_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObjectes_ES
dc.type.otherinfo:eu-repo/semantics/lecturees_ES


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