The English future markers: The grammaticalization of will, shall and be going to to English future markers by Jens Heuser

The English future markers: The grammaticalization of will, shall and be going to to English future…

byJens Heuser

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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,3, University of Bamberg (Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Language Change, language: English, abstract: The grammaticalization of will and shall, and be going to from Old English verbs of volition, obligation and movement to Present-day English future auxiliaries will be the focus of this paper. Special attention will be devoted to the role of be going to (<_20_gonna29_20_which20_-as20_of20_today-20_has20_taken20_up20_an20_important20_position20_in20_spoken20_language.20_after20_a20_quick20_glance20_at20_the20_etymological20_roots20_of20_these20_words2c_20_their20_clines20_of20_grammaticalization20_will20_be20_outlined20_and20_contrasted20_to20_each20_other.20_as20_the20_process20_of20_grammaticalization20_of20_will2c_20_shall2c_20_and20_going20_to20_to20_future20_markers20_is20_seen20_as20_finished20_throughout20_literature2c_20_the20_current20_development20_of20_their20_27_successors27_20_27_ll20_and20_gonna20_continues20_to20_modify20_the20_system20_of20_future20_tense20_in20_the20_english20_language. _gonna29_="" which="" -as="" of="" today-="" has="" taken="" up="" an="" important="" position="" in="" spoken="" language.="" after="" a="" quick="" glance="" at="" the="" etymological="" roots="" these="" _words2c_="" their="" clines="" grammaticalization="" will="" be="" outlined="" and="" contrasted="" to="" each="" other.="" as="" process="" _will2c_="" _shall2c_="" going="" future="" markers="" is="" seen="" finished="" throughout="" _literature2c_="" current="" development="" _27_successors27_="" _27_ll="" gonna="" continues="" modify="" system="" tense="" english="">

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Title:The English future markers: The grammaticalization of will, shall and be going to to English future…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 26, 2011Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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