questions and instructions; teacher; modality; power; scale: must / may
Chowanna, 2009, t. jubileuszowy, s. 239-258
This paper is devoted to a variety of structures and modalities of teacher’s questions and
instructions, including the elements of construction – so called “operators” and “objects”. It presents
characteristics of modality – perceived as a special power on the scale: must / may – regarding notions
“simple” and “complex”, including “complete” and “incomplete” patterns of the construction of
teachers’ questions and instructions.. Although this analysis doesn’t cover the problem completely, it
enables the preliminary recognition of used patterns varieties and lays directions of further analyses.