Mike Hannay

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mike Hannay plays a role.


Subjects English linguistics | Functional linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Theoretical linguistics

Functional Grammar and Verbal Interaction

Edited by Mike Hannay and A. Machtelt Bolkestein

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 44] 1998. xii, 304 pp.
Subjects Functional linguistics | Semantics


Hannay, Mike and Kees Hengeveld 2022 Functional discourse grammarHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 602–624 | Chapter
Hannay, Mike, Elena Martínez Caro and J. Lachlan Mackenzie 2014 Besides as a connectiveThe Functional Perspective on Language and Discourse: Applications and implications, Gómez González, María de los Ángeles, Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco Gonzálvez-García and Angela Downing (eds.), pp. 223–242 | Article
This chapter throws new light upon besides as a connective in contemporary English. Using examples extracted from corpora, we consider how to reconcile the notions of “tangentiality” and “decisiveness” found in existing descriptions of its function. After an assessment of the only previous… read more
Hannay, Mike and Kees Hengeveld 2009 Functional discourse grammarHandbook of Pragmatics: 2009 Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 1–31 | Article
Hannay, Mike and Kees Hengeveld 2009 Functional Discourse Grammar: pragmatic aspectsGrammar, Meaning and Pragmatics, Brisard, Frank, Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 91–116 | Article
Hannay, Mike and Elena Martínez Caro 2008 Last things first: An FDG approach to clause-final focus constituents in Spanish and EnglishLanguages and Cultures in Contrast and Comparison, Gómez González, María de los Ángeles, J. Lachlan Mackenzie and Elsa M. González Álvarez (eds.), pp. 33–68 | Article
Within Functional Grammar it has been claimed that a small set of languages, including Polish and Dutch, may have a special clause-final position reserved for certain kinds of Focus constituents. But it has also been suggested that there is insufficient evidence to establish whether this is… read more
Hannay, Mike 2007 Patterns of multiple theme and their role in developing English writing skillsFunctional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In honour of Angela Downing, Butler, Christopher S., Raquel Hidalgo Downing and Julia Lavid-López (eds.), pp. 257–278 | Article
This paper looks at patterning in multiple themes in written English. Adopting a view of theme in declarative SVO clauses which extends up to the grammatical subject and its non-restrictive postmodifications, and building on an earlier study by Smits (2002), it uses corpus data to identify three… read more
Hannay, Mike and Caroline H.M. Kroon 2005 Acts and the relationship between discourse and grammarFunctions of Language 12:1, pp. 87–124 | Article
In modelling the discourse–grammar interface, a central question concerns the status of discourse act as the minimal unit of discourse organization and its relation to units of grammatical structure. This paper seeks to clarify the notion of act by defining it as a strategic rather than a… read more
Hannay, Mike 2003 3.1 Types of bilingual dictionariesA Practical Guide to Lexicography, Sterkenburg, Piet van (ed.), pp. 145–153 | Chapter
Hannay, Mike en J. Lachlan Mackenzie 1986 Advanced Writing Skills and the Role of the SentenceTaalonderwijs aan gevorderden, pp. 73–83 | Article