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Tue Oct 26 2010

Qs: Familial Intimacy Terminology Survey

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        1.     Katarzyna Dziwirek , Familial Intimacy Terminology Survey

Message 1: Familial Intimacy Terminology Survey
Date: 21-Oct-2010
From: Katarzyna Dziwirek <dziwirekuw.edu>
Subject: Familial Intimacy Terminology Survey
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Hello LINGUIST subscribers,

We are conducting a study aimed at finding out possible correlations
among three things: 1) how we talk about our family members
depending on 2) who we talk to, and 3) the language we speak.

For example, when talking to a child a mother might say about her
parents:
a) I talked to my parents last night and they send you hugs and kisses,
or
b) I talked to your grandma and grandpa last night and they send you
hugs and kisses.

We would like to see if choices like those between a) and b) are related
to the language of the utterance.

We hope that you can take about 15 minutes to take our survey:

http://atrial.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9vt45Z4dp3C8sbG

We are looking for all kinds of respondents: monolinguals as well as
bilinguals, married people as well as unmarried people, parents and
non-parents, etc. If there are parts of the survey that do not apply to
you, simply ignore them.

Thank you so much!
Kat Dziwirek and Nika Egorova

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Sociolinguistics

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