List of John Benjamins publications for which Michaela Hilbert plays a role.
Will and would in selected New Englishes: General and variety-specific tendencies Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide: Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes, Hundt, Marianne and Ulrike Gut (eds.), pp. 77–1022012
This paper presents a quantitative and qualitative investigation of the use of the modal verbs will and would in six New Englishes (Fiji, Indian, Singapore, Trinidadian, Jamaican and Bahamian English), with British English considered for comparison; will/would in their future use are also compared… read more | Article
Progressives in Maltese English: A comparison with spoken and written text types of British and American English Mapping Unity and Diversity World-Wide: Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes, Hundt, Marianne and Ulrike Gut (eds.), pp. 103–1362012
In investigating progressives in Maltese English we use data from a sub-sample of ICE-Malta and parallel British and American texts, as well as questionnaires from these countries. Progressives in written Maltese English, with one exception, broadly follow the British exonormative standard.… read more | Article
Interrogative inversion as a learner phenomenon in English contact varieties: A case of Angloversals? Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes: Bridging a paradigm gap, Mukherjee, Joybrato and Marianne Hundt (eds.), pp. 125–1442011
The phenomenon of the non-standard use of inversion in both main clause and embedded interrogatives has been mentioned for several varieties of English, as well as for individual second language acquisition (SLA). There have been varying explanations, however: embedded inversion has been attributed… read more | Article
Interrogative inversion in non-standard varieties of English Language Contact and Contact Languages, Siemund, Peter and Noemi Kintana (eds.), pp. 261–2892008