Max Planck Institute
for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics

Typological tools for field linguistics


Progressive Aspect Questionnaire


Description: The Progressive Aspect Questionnaire was developed by Pier Marco Bertinetto in conjunction with a group including Oesten Dahl and others. The purpose of the questionnaire is to gather information for a typology of progressive aspect. In addition to the questionnaire itself, we include the "hidden interpretation", i.e. the semantic categories aimed at by the questions. See also a related document, Östen Dahl's typological study of tense and aspect systems and questionnaire.

The questionnaires:

Developed by: Pier Marco Bertinetto

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