Browse by Subject "Language Acquisition"
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(2008)Second language acquisition of Asian-American Students at the University of Illinois Campus. Looking to find where they first learned their second language; if it was something learned as a child or learned at an older ...
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(2011-08)My research question focused on how non-native English speakers' writing has become influenced by English and their first language. I looked at my two interviewees' first languages, how much they speak the language, in ...
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The effects of age and memory on the ability to adjust to novel (artificial) dialect forms for L1 Spanish speakers (2013-01)There is general agreement in the Second Language Acquisition literature that there are age effects, and that children tend to outperform adults in ultimate attainment. Despite this, previous research has shown that adults ...
(2012-02-06)A fundamental step in sentence comprehension involves assigning semantic roles to sentence constituents. To accomplish this, the listener must parse the sentence, find constituents that are candidate arguments, and assign ...
(2012-05-22)Verb-specific preference for syntactic structure (verb bias) is considered as a critical parsing constraint that guides online sentence comprehension. Both adults and preschoolers show great sensitivity to verb bias in ...
(Crane, 2001)Peirce's idea (1868) of a community of inquiry is more relevant today than notions of an invariant curriculum or conventional modes of instruction. In order to foster such a community, we have employed web-based communication ...