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- 2Hammer, Petra
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A STUDY ON THE AUDIENCE RECEPTION OF THEATRE SURTITLES: Surtitling in a Francophone Minority Context in Canada and the Language Learning Potentials of Theatre SurtitlesDownload
This mixed-methods study focuses on the audience reception of theatre surtitles in a Francophone minority theatre context in Western Canada at L’UniThéâtre in Edmonton, Alberta. The main objective of this multifaceted research was to measure the perceptions of and reactions to English surtitles...
Graded effects of first and second language orthography on pronunciation during second language acquisitionDownload
This study aims to assess how frequency-based and probabilistic measure describing the orthography-phonology relationship influence the accuracy of second language (L2) pronunciation in a phonological decoding task for native English learners of German, and a control group with no formal...
The Effect of Different Teaching Techniques on Acquiring the Grammatical Gender of Nouns in German as a Foreign LanguageDownload
Submitted on April 25, 2013 in fulfillment of the degree of BA Honours German; Supervisor: Dr. Claudia Kost
In a rapidly globalizing world, bilingualism and biliteracy become important assets. It is widely recognized that full and partial immersion (bilingual) education programs are emerging as successful routes to effective second language acquisition in many parts of the world. However, much of the...
While much research has been dedicated to studying the speech of French immersion students, relatively little is known about their sociolinguistic competence, particularly in the area of phonetics. This study aims to determine the extent to which a group of French immersion students in Ontario,...
Spoken and written data were analysed to examine the use of first person pronouns (1PP) in Japanese by non-native speakers (NNS), and then compared to 1PP use by native speakers (NS). For English NS who are used to obligatory subjects in their L1, Japanese 1PP poses challenges since Japanese 1PP...