Browse Dept. of Linguistics by Contributor "Cheng, Chin-Chuan"

  • Zhou, Xinping (1990)
    This thesis is a study of various aspects of Chinese syntax, from a government-and binding perspective, arguing that a range of grammatical problems of Chinese syntax such as the variable position of subject, word order ...

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  • Chung, Raung-fu (1989)
    This thesis is concerned with four aspects of Kejia phonology: initial consonants, diphthong representations and syllabification, the domain of tone sandhi, and the notion of geminate inalterability. The analysis is in ...

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  • Chao, Huey-Ju (1992)
    This dissertation studies aspiration in Chinese in these four areas: the temporal relationships between aspiration and the vowel of the syllable, the perception of aspiration, the correlation between pitch and aspiration, ...

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  • Evans, Dorothy Eaton (1992)
    The differences between Radical Underspecification theory (RUT) and Contrastive Underspecification theory (CUT) have been discussed in the literature (for example Archangeli 1988, Mester and Ito 1989, Dikken and Hulst 1988) ...

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  • Kuo, Shiun-Zu (2001)
    This dissertation seeks to explore further the research on the quantification of mutual intelligibility among Chinese dialects first proposed by Cheng (1990, 1992, 1994a, 1996, 1997). While most researchers approach the ...

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  • Kuo, Pin-Min (1994)
    Discourse connectives are regarded as the main linguistic device for the writer to guide the reader's inference toward the texts. Conversely, the reader's interpretation of the logical flow of the discourse is largely based ...

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  • You, Yu-Ling (1998)
    The Recovery Rules are not proposed to take the place of pragmatic information but intended to be an alternative theory for interpreting Chinese zero anaphors. They can be applied in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, ...

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  • Lai, Chiu-Yueh (1996)
    This dissertation examines the seemingly intractable controversies on the classification of the Chinese script from broader linguistic perspectives, delves into the reasons for the controversies, and provides a theoretical ...

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  • Tseng, Tai-Yuan Hugo (1996)
    The number of students learning Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) has shown a steady and substantial increase over the past few decades. However, the CFL students who choose to use Chinese-English dictionaries have relied ...

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  • Lu, Zhiji (1991)
    This thesis is intended to present a new model for the comparative study of dialects with the quantitative measurements, and under this new model, the subgrouping of the Modern Wu dialects, one of the major groups of Chinese ...

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  • Lee, Cher-Leng (1990)
    In reading a narrative, it is crucial to know who the writer is referring to. When the subject of each sentence is made explicit, this task of identifying the referent is simple. However, in a discourse-oriented language ...

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  • Johnson, Feng-Ling Margaret (1995)
    This dissertation proposes a semantic network approach to second language vocabulary learning, and discusses its implementation in a computerized lexical database. A semantic network approach to vocabulary learning ...

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  • Hsieh, Kuei-Lan (1996)
    Sino-Japanese is an important part of the Japanese language. It is unique in the sense that it has many properties the rest of Japanese does not have. This is due to the fact that Sino-Japanese is not native to the Japanese ...

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  • Tu, Wen-Chiu (1994)
    This thesis investigates mutual intelligibility and synchronic relationship among five Rukai dialects in Taiwan (Formosa). Cheng's (1990, 1992a and 1992b) quantitative method for classifying Chinese dialects is adopted in ...

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  • Du, Tsai-Chwun (1988)
    This study investigates two prosodic features, tone and stress, in Taiwanese, which is a Southern Min dialect. As far as tone is concerned, in addition to establishing the possible underlying tones of the dialect examined, ...

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  • Lin, Chih-Cheng (1995)
    This study is concerned with compiling a vocabulary lesson on computers. With the help of computer technology such as hypertext, designers of vocabulary lessons should consider lexical structure of the target vocabulary ...

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