RE: tense & aspect / action & states of being

From: Jonathan Robie (
Date: Fri Sep 06 1996 - 21:44:35 EDT


BDR says that "the future is the only tense which expresses only the time
(Zeitstufe), but not the kind of action (Aktionsart), so that completed and
continuing future action is not distinguished."

I wonder if the future is a real tense?


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