LINGUIST List 14.2845

Mon Oct 20 2003

Qs: Arabic Acoustic Databases; Child Lang Resource

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  1. Rajaa Aquil, Arabic acoustics data bases
  2. Dr Tsolios, Unknown (to me) Book

Message 1: Arabic acoustics data bases

Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 09:45:28 +0000
From: Rajaa Aquil <>
Subject: Arabic acoustics data bases

I am analyzing Arabic speaking learner's elicitations of English
utterances in terms of vowel epenthesis to break English consonant

I am in need of programs and data bases of Arabic acoustics (vowels
and consonants) to use as a point of reference.

I would greatly appreciate it if you could let me know of the
availability of such data bases and direct me towards the right path.

Thank you in advance.

Rajaa Aquil 

Subject-Language: Arabic, Standard; Code: ABV 
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Message 2: Unknown (to me) Book

Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 11:20:43 +0000
From: Dr Tsolios <>
Subject: Unknown (to me) Book

I have found a copy of some chapters of a book, which I'm very
interested in. It is, however, not clear from the copied pages, from
which book these chapters are! If there is anybody that could help me
with the recognition of this book, I would be very grateful. It is on
the comprehension of definite and indefinite articles in child
language. Chapter 4 is called Tests of comprehension, Chapter 5,
Stories: a description of the tests, and Chapter 6: Results from the
systematic stories; imitations with expansions. Chapter 7 is Results
from the miscellaneous stories; other analyses, and Chapter 8 is
Games. Chapter 9 is General discussion; problems in adult response,
and this also seems to be the final chapter. I'm sure it's obvious to
anyone who knows the book, but for me it's a great puzzle, so any help
would be much appreciated. If you need any more details about the
copies I have, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks. KR,

Subject-Language: English; Code: ENG 
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