# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Linguistics by Title

• (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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• (2015-05-01)
The purpose of this study was to conduct a needs analysis for the English courses offered at the educational institutions of the Korean navy. A comprehensive survey and interviews were conducted to identify the target ...

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• (2015-04-30)
The purpose of my research is to provide a rich description of critiques—planned activities or periods of time in which feedback is given to student-artists on their artworks—as part of a needs-analysis to determine how ...

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• (2012-09-18)
The investigation of the structure of Arabic, a Semitic language spoken in many Arab countries, has revealed many typologically important linguistic phenomena, particularly related to syntax. The importance is seen in both ...

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• (2008)
This dissertation offers an analysis of intervention effects and multiple NSI constructions as an instance of a violation of the IC. I first examine intervention effects which have been analyzed as the interruption of a ...

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• (2021-04-23)
This dissertation explores issues of agency and identity in globalization through an examination of the role that “native” English speakers (NESTs) play as individual agents in the process of the spread and promotion of ...

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• (1981)
This study is an investigation of the principles required to account for the behavior of non-nominative subjects in the Government and Binding framework, a version of the Extended Standard Theory. Non-nominative subjects ...

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