Depraetere, I., M. Hilpert, B. Cappelle, L. De Cuypere, M. Dehouck, P. Denis, S. Flach, N. Grabar, C. Grandin, T. Hamon, C. Hufeld, B. Leclercq & H.J. Schmid. (2023). Models of modals: From pragmatics and corpus linguistics to machine learning. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
> Chapter 2. Modality revisited: Combining insights from Construction Grammar and Relevance Theory.
> Chapter 3. Possibility modals: which conditions make them possible? (with B. Cappelle, L. De Cuypere, I. Depraetere & C. Grandin)
> Chapter 4. Necessity modals and the role of source as a predictive factor. (with B. Cappelle, I. Depraetere & C. Grandin)
> Chapter 7. Modals as a predictive factor for L2 proficiency level. (with N. Grabar & T. Hamon)
ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Leclercq, B. (to appear). From modals to modal constructions: an n-gram analysis of can, could and be able to. In Constructions and Frames.
Leclercq, B. (2022). Ad hoc concepts and the relevance heuristics: A false paradox? In Pragmatics. [Online first]
Leclercq, B. & I. Depraetere. (2022). Making meaning with be able to: Modality and actualisation. In English Language and Linguistics 26(1): 27-48.
Leclercq, B. (2020). Semantics and pragmatics in Construction Grammar. In Belgian Journal of Linguistics 34: 225-234.
Leclercq, B. (2019). Coercion: A case of saturation. In Constructions and Frames 11(2): 270-289.
Leclercq, B. & I. Depraetere. (2018). Verbal agreement with partitive noun phrases. In Studia Linguistica 72(2): 340-361.