# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Linguistics by Title

• (1979)

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• (1969)

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• (2002)
Briefly, the results of the acoustic studies conducted show that there is a difference between the two dialects in their phonological properties: as mentioned, the Belgrade dialect has a pitch-accent and vowel length ...

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• (1983)
This dissertation documents John Wilkins' contributions to the science of language analysis. I analyze his Essay towards a Real Character and a Philosophical Language (1668) concentrating on his lexicographic and lexicological ...

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• (1997)
The preliminary chapters illustrate the research gap and account for the components of the framework. The integrative model incorporates a tripartite approach to discourse analysis--the formal (a textual analysis), empirical ...

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• (2006)
The discourse strategies of teams attempting the same task are compared and contrasted in this study. While a linguistic analysis of business student team meetings cannot provide a business assessment of a team's solution, ...

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• (1976)

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• (1965)

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• (2020-04-08)
Scarce ESL literacy research exists on low-literate, immigrant learners over the age of sixty. Research on this underrepresented population is critical for increasing their participation and success in ESL programs. This ...

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• (1971)

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• (1991)
This dissertation proposes a unification-based formalism to provide a common basis for a computational realization of different linguistic theories, GPSG, HPSG, and LFG in particular, both as a means of theory testing and ...

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• (1992)
This dissertation investigates the domain and mode of application of Mandarin third tone sandhi (TS henceforth), in terms of which it is intended to explore the characteristics of the interface between phonology and syntax.

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• (2017-11-29)
This thesis investigates the potential for using standing balance as a way to measure changes in cognitive load during language processing. Changes in standing balance are measured as subjects process vocabulary words, ...

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• (2005)
Finally, I conclude my study by suggesting that English language teachers deploy a contrastive analysis to help students understand how their ways of speaking differ from standard spoken English and other varieties of ...

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• (1992)
The Cross Cultural Speech Act Realization Project (CCSARP), the most ambitious speech act research to date, focused on western languages and cultures and employed questionnaires in data collection. The results showed ...

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• (1995)
Foot structure is essential to the prosodic structure of two unrelated Southeast Asian languages, Standard Thai and Kayah Li. Metrical foot structure is rarely used in the analysis of Southeast Asian languages. This in ...

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• (2016-11-22)
Modal auxiliary verbs, such as could', might', must', would', and others, have different readings depending on the context in which they occur (Kratzer 1981). The sentence `Jess could fry the fish' can mean that, in ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Researchers have made great strides in developing formal and biologically plausible models of the speech production and planning system.  Models based on oscillators have been successful in simulating gestural dynamics, ...

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• (1992)
The purpose of the study is to present a more satisfactory account of some phonological phenomena in English and Korean by employing the framework of moraic phonology.

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• (1976)

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