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Informational And Involved Production Features Of Asian Englishes: A Corpus-Based Comparison, Tiffany Dunagan, Gharbeela Sami 2014 Georgia State University

Informational And Involved Production Features Of Asian Englishes: A Corpus-Based Comparison, Tiffany Dunagan, Gharbeela Sami

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Accent Bias Of Pixar’S Movie Cars 2, Amber Delcid, Gharbeela Sami 2014 Georgia State University

Accent Bias Of Pixar’S Movie Cars 2, Amber Delcid, Gharbeela Sami

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Scripture And Prayer In Christian Education - Nurturing, Discipleship, And Retention, Adrienne J. Royo 2014 Southern Adventist Univeristy

Scripture And Prayer In Christian Education - Nurturing, Discipleship, And Retention, Adrienne J. Royo

Faculty Works

PowerPoint presentation

Can Scripture and Prayer be anchors for success in academia, as well as a forum for nurturing, discipleship, and retention? Christian education bears the objective of spiritual growth and academic achievement. To attain this goal in my classes, each student selects, provides, and models, linguistically-speaking, a chosen Scripture reading, with a life application. Prayer is offered, providing a framework for the formulation of a prayer in the target language, facilitating competence to communicate with God through a newly acquired means. Studies have shown that the ability to express one’s inner thoughts in another language increases one’s ...


What’S In A Bot? L2 Lexical Development Mediated Through Icall, Kelly Arispe 2014 Boise State University

What’S In A Bot? L2 Lexical Development Mediated Through Icall, Kelly Arispe

World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

In recent years, the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) has made great strides to refocus its attention on the essential role that vocabulary plays in becoming a proficient L2 learner (Nation, 2001). Moreover, Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) has made advances in providing interactive online tools that help L2 learners strategically engage and work through their vocabulary development. This present study reports on how an Intelligent CALL tool (ICALL), Langbot, helps learners at the beginner and intermediate levels with their lexical acquisition. Modeled after instant messaging systems, which create a synchronous communicative environment, Langbot acts like a pedagogical scaffold ...


Variaciones Morfosintácticas Producidas Por El Contacto Lingüístico En El Habla De La Comunidad Cubana De Montreal., Maura Cruz Enríquez 2014 Western University

Variaciones Morfosintácticas Producidas Por El Contacto Lingüístico En El Habla De La Comunidad Cubana De Montreal., Maura Cruz Enríquez

Entrehojas: Revista de Estudios Hispánicos

Este artículo presenta los resultados de un estudio realizado sobre las variaciones morfosintácticas que se han producido en el español de los cubanos que residen en Montreal, debido al contacto lingüístico que tiene lugar en esa ciudad. En nuestro estudio hemos analizado un corpus compuesto por 20 horas de conversación que fueron grabadas en Montreal en el 2012. Tras el análisis de los datos obtenidos, hemos comprobado que las principales variaciones se han producido en las palabras invariables, principalmente en las preposiciones. El análisis de estos datos nos ha permitido poner en marcha un inicio de categorización de la variedad ...


Pégame Pero No Me Dejes: La Disputa Entre El Espacio Buga Y El Gay En Quizás No Entendí (1997) De Gerardo Guiza Lemus, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio 2014 Western University

Pégame Pero No Me Dejes: La Disputa Entre El Espacio Buga Y El Gay En Quizás No Entendí (1997) De Gerardo Guiza Lemus, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio

Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio

Teniendo en cuenta el trasfondo del SIDA y “pasado el susto” como se expresara el escritor mexicano de temática homosexual, Luis González de Alba, la comunidad gay mexicana de finales del siglo XX continúa haciendo frente a nuevas vicisitudes. Sin embargo, ninguna de ellas se aparta del incasable (y aunque parezca trillado) deseo de conocer a ese alguien especial, a esa persona con la cual entablar una relación que vaya más allá del simple ligue sexual; es decir y en términos concretos a la búsqueda de una relación de pareja duradera. En este trabajo analizo la novela Quizás no entendí ...


On The Standardisation Of Tunisian, Jihëd G. Mejrissi 2014 SelectedWorks

On The Standardisation Of Tunisian, Jihëd G. Mejrissi

Jihëd Mejrissi

This essay discusses the linguistic situation of Tunisia and presents two standardisation methods for Tunisian, namely the STUNdard and the STUNdard Arlette methods.


A Comparison Of Moves In Conclusion Sections Of Research Articles In Mechanical Engineering And Applied Linguistics, Ali Jahangard, A Rajabi, K Khalaji 2014 SelectedWorks

A Comparison Of Moves In Conclusion Sections Of Research Articles In Mechanical Engineering And Applied Linguistics, Ali Jahangard, A Rajabi, K Khalaji

Ali Jahangard

The purpose of this research was to draw a comparison between the moves used in the two known distinct academic territories, namely Hard and Soft sciences. To meet this end we chose the two fields of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Linguistics to represent Hard and Soft sciences, respectively. Forty research articles written by native and non-native researchers were selected from Mechanical Engineering and Applied Linguistics. The Conclusion and Implication sections of these Research Articles (RA) were analyzed for their moves based on Dadley-Evans’s (1994) model. The frequency analysis of the moves along with an independent samples t-test showed significant ...


Prestressing Suffixes In Catalan. A Challenge For Ot-Cc With Optimal Interleaving?, Clàudia Pons-Moll 2014 SelectedWorks

Prestressing Suffixes In Catalan. A Challenge For Ot-Cc With Optimal Interleaving?, Clàudia Pons-Moll

Clàudia Pons-Moll

No abstract provided.


Prestressing Suffixes (Second Part), Clàudia Pons-Moll 2014 SelectedWorks

Prestressing Suffixes (Second Part), Clàudia Pons-Moll

Clàudia Pons-Moll

No abstract provided.


The Materiality Of Resistance: Israel’S Apartheid Wall In An Age Of Globalization, Rebecca Gould 2014 SelectedWorks

The Materiality Of Resistance: Israel’S Apartheid Wall In An Age Of Globalization, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Tunisian Words Of Amazigh Origin, Jihëd G. Mejrissi 2013 SelectedWorks

Tunisian Words Of Amazigh Origin, Jihëd G. Mejrissi

Jihëd Mejrissi

This document presents a list, incomplete and inconclusive, of Tunisian words of Amazigh origin, as well as other elements related to the Amazigh substrata in Tunisian. Should any other words, errors, or other be found, please feel free to contact the author, and to check the most recent version.


Writing Women’S Mythology: The Poetry Of Eavan Boland And Louise Erdrich, Colleen Taylor FCRH '12 2013 Fordham University

Writing Women’S Mythology: The Poetry Of Eavan Boland And Louise Erdrich, Colleen Taylor Fcrh '12

Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal

Eavan Boland and Louise Erdrich are authors who write from very different cultures. Boland’s poetry explores Irish history while Erdrich’s traverses Native American culture and the Catholic religion. This polarity, however, is not so crucial when compared to the two poets’ striking similarities in voice and in subject. As women writers aligned with feminism, both Boland and Erdrich seek to express the female perspective and reverse centuries of women’s silence, and even more strikingly, they use the same medium to do so. Mythology is their instrument of choice, with Boland exploring Celtic folklore and Erdrich Native American ...


Multilingualism At The Court Of Justice Of The European Union: Theoretical And Practical Aspects, Rafał Mańko, Olga Łachacz 2013 SelectedWorks

Multilingualism At The Court Of Justice Of The European Union: Theoretical And Practical Aspects, Rafał Mańko, Olga Łachacz

Rafał Mańko

The paper analyses and evaluates the linguistic policy of the Court of Justice of the European Union against the background of other multilingual courts and in the light of theories of legal interpretation. Multilingualism has a direct impact upon legal interpretation at the Court, displacing traditional approaches (intentionalism, textualism) with a hermeneutic paradigm. It also creates challenges to the acceptance of the Court’s case-law in the Member States, which seem to have been adequately tackled by the Court’s idiosyncratic translation policy.


Poesía E Historicidad En Ernesto Cardenal Y Roberto Fernández Retamar, Alberto David Rivera Vaca 2013 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Poesía E Historicidad En Ernesto Cardenal Y Roberto Fernández Retamar, Alberto David Rivera Vaca

Doctoral Dissertations

This dissertation analyzes the meta-poetic and historicist thought in Ernesto Cardenal and Roberto Fernández Retamar’s poetry. The concept these poets have poetry is closely related to the historical moment of their times. They ponder about poetry and its function, poetic thought that is nourished by a historical consciousness. This close relationship between poetry and history inevitably includes sensitivity to the social situation in their respective countries and in Latin America. These poets seek to understand the concrete reality thus coming closer to the truth of things. The study shows that these poets, based on history and poetic thought, assume ...


Un Debate De Las Corridas De Toros, Raizel M. Brenton 2013 E. H. Butler Library at Buffalo State College

Un Debate De Las Corridas De Toros, Raizel M. Brenton

Spanish Model Lesson Plans

No abstract provided.


The Puzzle Of Grammatical Gender: Insights From The Cognitive Theory Of Translation And The Nature Of Polish Hybrid Nouns, Grażyna Drzazga 2013 McMaster University

The Puzzle Of Grammatical Gender: Insights From The Cognitive Theory Of Translation And The Nature Of Polish Hybrid Nouns, Grażyna Drzazga

Open Access Dissertations and Theses

The category of grammatical gender has gained considerable attention in the linguistic literature. Previous studies focused primarily on describing the often very complex system of genders in particular languages, on the understanding of the category per se (e.g. the origin of gender differentiation) or the acquisition of grammatical gender and the processing of this category in language production.

In contrast, the present dissertation looks at grammatical gender from a cognitive point of view. For the sake of this dissertation, cognitive perspective is defined as the assumption that human language cannot be separated from the way human beings perceive the ...


(Des)Obediències De La Reducció Vocàlica En El Català De Mallorca, Clàudia Pons-Moll 2013 SelectedWorks

(Des)Obediències De La Reducció Vocàlica En El Català De Mallorca, Clàudia Pons-Moll

Clàudia Pons-Moll

No abstract provided.


Bibliography For Work In Digital Humanities And (Inter)Mediality Studies, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2013 Purdue University

Bibliography For Work In Digital Humanities And (Inter)Mediality Studies, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

No abstract provided.


State Sovereignty And Citizen Agency: The Nationalist-Islamic Discourse Of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din, Dina Jadallah 2013 University of Iowa

State Sovereignty And Citizen Agency: The Nationalist-Islamic Discourse Of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din, Dina Jadallah

Mathal/Mashal

Using the discourse of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din, this article examines the contestation of sovereignty in Lebanon. His discourse on questions of sovereignty and agency offers an alternative vision of modernity that is part of an evolving struggle in the Lebanese political system. Lebanon’s consociational democratic system of structured political sectarianism necessitated an enmeshed and interactive theological, organizational, and political response. The article asks how political and ideational challenge – in the sense of empowering a disempowered group – occurs within a dominant political system of democratic exclusion? In addition, the geo-political reality of diminished state-level sovereignty, both vis-à-vis regional ...


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