Peter G. Peterson

List of John Benjamins publications for which Peter G. Peterson plays a role.


Peterson, Peter G. 2009 Commas and connective adverbsComparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English: Grammar and beyond, Peters, Pam, Peter Collins and Adam Smith (eds.), pp. 275–290
This chapter reports the findings of a corpus-based study of the use of three connective adverbs, however, therefore and thus, to introduce a second main clause within a single orthographic sentence (“run-on sentences”). It is established that these three items still display in this usage all the… read more | Article
Peterson, Peter G. 1999 On the boundaries of syntax: Non-syntagmatic relationsThe Clause in English: In honour of Rodney Huddleston, Collins, Peter and David Lee (eds.), pp. 229 ff.
A “concept-oriented” analysis of past time reference in the English of two French learners provides insight into the communicative strategies employed by advanced language learners. Although these learners have a limited command of past tense morphology, they nevertheless manage to establish past… read more | Article