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Variable Lexicalization of Dynamic Events in Language Production: A Comparison of Monolingual and Bilingual Speakers of French and EnglishDownload
This study explores how bilingualism impacts lexical selection within spontaneous spoken language production. The particular analysis focuses on the choice between synonymous verbs in English. The main hypothesis predicts that, as a result of crosslinguistic influence, bilingual speakers of...
This study tests early Chinese-English bilinguals’ perception of Thai lexical tone. Lexical tone is a feature that is used contrastively in Chinese but not in English. Chinese-learning infants exhibit native-like treatment of Thai tonal contours, while English learners exhibit non-native...
La perception des finissants des programmes d'immersion de l'Alberta comme apprenant de langue secondeDownload
This case study explores French Immersion graduates’ perceptions of how they learned their second language. During this research I interviewed five French Immersion students from Western Canada. The goal of these interviews was to understand and analyze the language learning experiences of these...
RESEARCH PROBLEM: Research on bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is limited. Existing studies have focused on childrenâs second language (L2) development and little attention has been given to heritage language (HL) development. This thesis responds to the question, âdoes an...
This thesis investigated the comprehension of evidentiality in Turkish heritage speakers and first generation immigrants, in comparison to monolingual speakers using a self-paced listening task. The question of how individual differences, such as the speakers’ proficiency and language environment...