LINGUIST List 10.1121

Sat Jul 24 1999

Qs: Pitch range, Ebonics, Discourse Markers

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  1. Andrea Kortenhoven, Pitch range of non-native speakers
  2. Myakamy, Ebonics
  3. Haifaa Haggag, Discourse Markers

Message 1: Pitch range of non-native speakers

Date: Fri, 23 Jul 1999 13:18:18 -0700
From: Andrea Kortenhoven <andreaturing.stanford.edu>
Subject: Pitch range of non-native speakers

I'm wondering if anyone knows of work dealing with the pitch range of
native speakers of tone languages when speaking English (or any non-tone
language). I would expect that when speaking a non-tone language, these
speakers may make use of a wider pitch range.

Any suggestions appreciated.

Thanks,
andrea

<andreacsli.stanford.edu>
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Message 2: Ebonics

Date: Sat, 24 Jul 1999 02:03:59 EDT
From: Myakamy <Myakamyaol.com>
Subject: Ebonics

I am interested in finding articles or other info on a linguist named Dr. 
Ernest Smith who specializes in Ebonics. Can you help? 
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Message 3: Discourse Markers

Date: Sat, 24 Jul 1999 06:00:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: Haifaa Haggag <mhnouryahoo.com>
Subject: Discourse Markers

Dear Sir:
	
My name is Haifaa A. Zaki, a demonestrator in the English Dept.
Faculty of Arts,Cairo University.I'm very much interested in the study
of Discourse Markers and I'm working on my M.A thesis entitled "A
Study of Discourse Markers in Some Shakespearian Plays:
King Lear, Othello, As You Like It, and Twelfth-Night in which I'm
investigating and analysing the form, distrbution and function(
textual, ideational, interpersonal functions) of the discourse markers
found in these plays.Also I'm investigating whether there is a
difference between male and female characters in using discourse
markers(the influence of gender on using discourse markers).

Another thing is the idea of Grammaticalization especially of DM, and
whether there is a difference in using DM between tragedies and
comedies.

PS:I've read the papers and the dissertation abstracts on the linguist
list homepage,and I can hardly find any data concerning discourse
markers.

Please if there is any data on these topics contact me: 
 

My mailing adress / To: Magdi Ali Yousef 
 El-Ginoody Street
 Assuit
 Egypt

My e-mail: mhnouryahoo.com 

 Thnak you 
 
 
 
	
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