Grammar and syntax

2014 Vaughan, J. & J. Mulder,  ‘The Survival of the Subjunctive in Australian English: Ossification, Indexicality and Stance’, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34:4, 486-505.

2014 Collins, P. & X. Yao, ‘Grammatical Change in the Verb Phrase in Australian English: A Corpus-based Study’, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34:4, 506-23.

2014 Burridge, Kate, ‘Cos—A New Discourse Marker for Australian English’,  Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34:4, 524-48.

2011 Kidd, Evan, Nenagh Kemp & Sara Quinn, ‘Did You Have a Choccie Bickie This Arvo?: A Quantitative Look at Australian Hypocoristics’, Language Sciences, 33:3, 359-368.

2010 Bresnan, Joan & Marilyn Ford, ‘Predicting Syntax: Processing Dative Constructions in American and Australian Varieties of English’, Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America, 86:1, 168:213.

2008 Simpson, Jane, 'Hypocoristics in Australian English', in K. Burridge, B. Kortmann, & E.W. Schneider (eds), Varieties of English, 3: The Pacific and Australasia, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 398-414.

2008 Collins, Peter & P. Peters, 'Australian English: Morphology and Syntax', in K. Burridge, B. Kortmann, & E.W. Schneider (eds), Varieties of English, 3: The Pacific and Australasia, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 341-61.

2007 Collins, Peter, ‘Can/Could and may/might in British, American and Australian English: a corpus-based account’, World Englishes, 26:4, 474:91.

2005 Collins, Peter C., ‘The Modals and Quasi-Modals of Obligation and Necessity in Australian English and Other Englishes’, English World-Wide, 26:3, 249-73.

2004 Collins, Peter & Pam Peters, ‘Australian English: Morphology and Syntax’, in A Handbook of Varieties of English, vol. 2, ed. B. Kortmann et al, Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 601–10.

2003 Collins, Peter, ‘Grammatical Aspects of Australian English’, in P.H. Peters (ed.), From Local to Global English: proceedings of Style Council 2001/2, Dictionary Research Centre, Macquarie University, 43–53.

2002 Burridge, Kate & Margaret Florey, ‘ “Yeah-No He's a Good Kid”: a discourse analysis of yeah-no in Australian English’, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 22:2, 149-71.

2001 Newbrook, Mark, ‘Syntactic Features and Norms in Australian English’, in David Blair & Peter Collins (eds), English in Australia, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 113–32.

1998 Stirling, Lesley, ‘Isolated If-Clauses in Australian English’, in Peter Collins and David Lee (eds), The Clause in English, Amsterdam, John Benjamins, 273–97.

1995 McGregor, William, ‘Ja Hear That Didja?: interrogative tags in Australian English’, Te Reo: journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand, 38, 3-35.

1993 Newbrook, Mark, ‘Grammatical Features of Standard Australian English’, in P.H. Peters (ed.), Style on the Move: proceedings of Style Council 92, Dictionary Research Centre, Macquarie University, 46–56.

1992 McAndrew, Alex, ‘Hosties and Garbos: a look behind diminutives and pejoratives in Australian English’, in Claudia Blank (ed.), Language and Civilization: a concerted profusion of essays and studies in honour of Otto Hietsch, vol. 2, Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 166–84.

1992 Newbrook, Mark, ‘Unrecognised Grammatical and Semantic Features Typical of Australian English: a checklist with commentary’, English World-Wide, 13:1, 1-32.

1991 Collins, Peter, ‘The Modals of Obligation and Necessity in Australian English’, in Karin Aijmer & Bengt Altenberg (eds), English Corpus Linguistics: studies in honour of Jan Svartvik, London: Longman, 145–65.

1991 Collins, Peter, ‘Will and Shall in Australian English’, in Stig Johansson & Anna-Brita Stenström (eds), English Computer Corpora: selected papers and research guide, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 181–99.

1989 Collins, Peter, ‘Divided and Debatable Usage in Australian English’, in Peter Collins & David Blair (eds), Australian English: the language of a new society, St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press, 138–49.

1989 Leitner, Gerhard, ‘ “You’re Not to Say Nothin’ to Nobody”: about Australian English grammar’, in Dieter Riemenschneider (ed.), Critical Approaches to the New Literatures in English: a selection of papers of the 10th Annual Conference on ‘Commonwealth’ Literature and Language Studies, Koenigstein, 11-14 June 1987, vol. 1, Essen: Blaue Eule, 142–54.

1988 Collins, Peter, ‘The Semantics of some Modals in Contemporary Australian English, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 8:2, 261–86.

1981 Shnukal, Anna, ‘There's a Lot Mightn't Believe This: variable subject relative pronoun absence in Australian English’, in David Sankoff & Henrietta Cedergren (eds), Variation Omnibus, Edmonton, Alberta: Linguistic Research, 321–26.

1978 Collins, Peter, ‘ “Dare” And “Need” in Australian English: a study of divided usage’, English Studies, 59, 434-41.

1976 Dabke, Roswitha, Morphology of Australian English, Munchen: Wilhelm Fink.

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