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Query Subject:   online qiestionnaire on future time reference in English
Author:   Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   Dear colleagues,

I am currently working on a project that deals with the expression of future
time reference in Present Day English. More specifically, I am looking into
a number of syntactic factors (for instance, contexts of negation) that may
make speakers more likely to employ a specific future marker form. Also, I
am analyzing patterns of regional as well as stylistic variation.

Although my approach is primarily corpus-based, I would also like to base my
interpretations on data that have been obtained through elicitation tests.
To that end, I have designed a questionnaire that is available online and
that can be submitted online. It should take no more than 4-5 minutes to
fill it out (although all you have to do is basically click). The
questionnaire is available a

http://www.banquo.de/questionnaire.phtml

Everyone is welcome to participate; comments, questions, or remarks, are of
course greatly appreciated. At the same time, however, I would like to poin
out (preventively, so to say) that almost none of the data that is submitted
to respondents' judgement is made up by me; all data - except some stuff in
section I - have been actually produced by native speakers, and the option
that these speakers chose to employ is always included among the
alternatives from which you can choose.

I do promise to post a summary of the findings of this questionnaire in a
few weeks or so!

thanks for your participation,
Benedik


LL Issue: 12.2350
Date posted: 22-Sep-2001



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