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A reassessment of the effects of neighborhood density and phonotactic probability on L2 English word learningDownload
Two groups of participants were formed according to their level of English: high and low proficiency. No differences were found between groups. Although visual preference for three competitors was different in four time windows, supporting the existence of lexical processing in cascade, a...
In this study, the linguistic contexts of the English verb THINK and its near-synonyms CONSIDER, REFLECT, and PONDER will be investigated from a corpus linguistic perspective in order to determine what, if any, contextual factors are preferentially associated with the usage of each verb....
Contributions and challenges of cross-national comparative research in migration, ethnicity and health: insights from a preliminary study of maternal health in Germany, Canada and the UKDownload
Background: Public health researchers are increasingly encouraged to establish international collaborations and to undertake cross-national comparative studies. To-date relatively few such studies have addressed migration, ethnicity and health, but their number is growing. While it is clear that...
Crosslinguistic transfer in bilingual language acquisition has been widely reported in various linguistic domains (e.g., D¨opke, 1998; Nicoladis, 1999; Paradis, 2001). In this study we examined structural overlap (D¨opke, 2000; M¨uller and Hulk, 2001) and dominance (Yip and Matthews, 2000) as...
Early emergence of structural constraints on code-mixing: evidence from French-English bilingual childrenDownload
Does young bilingual children's code-mixing obey the same structural constraints as bilingual adults' code-mixing? The present study addresses this question using code-mixing data from 15 French±English bilingual children ®lmed in conversation with both parents at six-month intervals from the age...
This thesis examines the role of gender in three versions of Carme Riera’s short story “Te entrego, amor, la mar como una ofrenda” [I Leave You, My Love, the Sea as an Offering] – the Spanish-language source text, and my own translations into English and French. As romance languages such as...
Imagining english teaching through currere: an exploration of professional identity in high school english language arts teachersDownload
The overarching purpose of this study was to consider how high school English teachers’ perceptions of the challenges and joys of their profession revealed their underlying identity constructs and needs. This study also sought to explore the possibilities in utilizing William Pinar’s concept of...
This thesis is based on a textual analysis of three translations of a book in the New Testament, Ephesians, to look for differences in the translators’ treatment of gender. The three versions used are the older 1984 New International Version (NIV) and a retranslation of the NIV that uses...
This study looked at the literature choices of High School English teachers, as well as the reasons for their choices.
This convenient case study will explore the impact of not-games on secondary English language arts students in a high school located in a satellite community of a major city of Alberta. These not-games are often free, short, intuitive, and readily available on the Internet, exposing players to...