The English Verb

CHAPTER II THE ENGLISH VERB: TIME, TENSE AND MODALITY

1. Tense and aspect in English

2. An example of semasiologic analysis: the modal Should

2.1 Epistemic modality

2.2 Deontic modality

2.3 Uses of the modal should

2.4 The corpus

2.5 "The Medical English course should..."

2.6 Discourse strategies

2.7 Concluding remarks

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