Browse Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures by Contributor "Christianson, Kiel"
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(2015-04-21)Unlike phonographic writing systems such as that of English, Chinese has a logographic writing system, in which each grapheme encodes both sound and meaning (Sun, 2006). Thus, Chinese provides a unique perspective for the ...
(2010-05-14)This dissertation investigated whether adult second language (L2) learners of Chinese go through stages when learning to read Chinese characters. A study conducted with preschoolers to 6th graders in China (Chen, 2004) had ...
The reanalysis and interpretation of garden-path sentences by native speakers and second language learners (2015-07-16)This dissertation examines factors (verb bias and plausibility) that influence reanalysis processes in native and non-native processing of English and Mandarin garden-path sentences (Chapters 2 and 3) and the relationship ...