# Browse College of Education by Subject "Language, Linguistics"

• (1996)
This study is an effort to develop a cross-culturally comparable elicitation instrument both to investigate similarities and differences in the realization patterns of request speech acts between native speakers of Taiwanese ...

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• (1982)
This study examines the Persians' comprehension ability in processing different types of English restrictive relative clauses. A comprehension experiment with 50 Iranians was conducted to search for the universal linguistic ...

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• (1976)

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• (1995)
Text types have become one major area of investigation in research into academic writing and written text in general. Attempts have been made to characterize types of texts such as argumentative, expository, and narrative ...

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• (1978)

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• (1991)
This study concerns itself with a comparison of coordinate and subordinate conjunction in Chinese and English. It focuses on clause complexes in the two languages and the explicit and implicit discourse connectives associated ...

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• (1971)

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• (1989)
This study examined the acquisition of Standard Thai second person pronominals by second language learners (the Lahu children) compared with native speakers (the Central Thai children) of the same age. The pronominals were ...

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• (1984)
The present study explored the applicability of an innovative approach, the Counseling-Learning approach, in an already established university language curriculum. This study also compared two different approaches: the ...

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• (1980)
Problem. By equating the processes of child first language acquisition, with those of adult foreign language learning, some scholars have been tempted to minimize the use of native language transfer strategy used by adults ...

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• (1994)
Studies have shown that different cultures have different response patterns, and there are various factors that affect the way people respond to compliments. The goal of this study is to determine the extent to which the ...

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• (1994)
This study used discourse analysis to investigate the implicit theories held by business regarding creativity. All 556 articles indexed individually under creativity headings in the Business Periodicals Index from 1958 to ...

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• (1989)
This study explores Business English in a sociolinguistic framework. More specifically, business journalism style of The Wall Street Journal, an American English newspaper, and The Nation, a Thai English newspaper, is ...

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• (1991)
Students frequently have difficulty in remembering tones of Chinese words accurately. Many textbooks use "Pinyin," (the romanization system of mainland China) which uses superscript marks to indicate tones. Yuen Ren Chao ...

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• (1991)
Legislation in 1974 replaced the former all-English curriculum in Philippine schools with a dual-language curriculum, with some subjects to be taught strictly in Pilipino and others entirely in English. Many people, not ...

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• (1996)
This thesis addresses the question of whether two low-rising contours, the L$\sp*$ L H% and L$\sp*$ H H% (Pierrehumbert and Hirschberg 1991), should be considered categorical distinctions in Midwestern American English. ...

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• (1983)
Field independence and field dependence (FI/FD), a personality construct developed and studied extensively by Witkin (1977) and his colleagues, has in recent second language (L2) research been thought to bear some significant ...

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• (1990)
In this dissertation two linguistic aspects of intrasentential code-switching, matrix language assignment and linguistic constraints on code-switching, were explored with respect to Korean/English code-switching data ...

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• (1987)
The purpose of this study is to explore the difference in word recognition strategy between first language (L1) and second language (L2) listeners. On the basis of the weak-interactive view, the stage hypothesis, and the ...

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• (1989)
This study is an attempt to integrate the theories of language universals, language typology, and markedness with interlanguage (IL) phenomena, specifically those relating to the process of acquiring Chinese as a second ...

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