Browse Studies in the Linguistic Sciences: Illinois Working Papers by Subject "English"

  • Healey, Aubrey (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    This study is a syntactic-semantic analysis of the English verb bring. A similar methodology was used to the one laid out in Fillmore & Atkins (2000) for the verb ‘crawl.’ The analysis in this paper includes the traditional ...

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  • Bancu, Ariana (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    The present study compares Romanian-Spanish and Romanian-English code-switch patterns at a morpho-syntactic level. Spanish and Romanian have similar grammatical features and share many structural and phonological properties, ...

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  • Ross, Daniel (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    English try can select a wide range of verbal complementation patterns, especially when dialectal variation is considered. This article presents an overview of these complement types. The goals are threefold: first, to ...

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  • Hicks, Caleb (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-12-13)
    Code switches in which a single morphosyntactic element is produced twice have been noted in code switching literature (Poplack et al. 1989, Sankoff et al. 1990, Myers-Scotton 1993, Nishimura 1995), but explication of their ...

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  • Akatsuka, Noriko (1972)

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  • Schuhmann, Katharina S. (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-12-14)
    This study investigates whether perceptual learning (e.g. Norris, McQueen & Cutler 2003; Eisner & McQueen 2005; Kraljic & Samuel 2006, 2007; Kraljic, Samuel & Brennan 2008) has cross- linguistic effects in Hindi-English ...

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  • Kang, Hye-Min; Thompson, Ellen (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    This work concerns the on-line processing of the Conditional Inversion Construction (CI) in English. According to the traditional approach to the syntax of Conditional Inversion, this construction involves I-to-C Movement ...

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  • Schenkoske, Laurel A. (Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-12)
    This pilot study aims to show that people indeed use subconscious statistical processing to aid in the acquisition of constructions, and frequent form-function mappings emerge as structures that work well together. The ...

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