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|Name:||Catherine N. Ball|
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|Specialty:||Pragmatics, history of the English language|
|Selected Publications:||'A diachronic study of relative markers in spoken and written English'. 1996. Language Variation and Change 8.2:227-258.
'Providing comprehensible input in a dead foreign language:
Two text-based strategies'. 1995. Proceedings of the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, 1995.
'The origins of the informative-presupposition it-cleft'. 1994.
Journal of Pragmatics 22:603-628.
|Courses Taught:||Introduction to Computational Linguistics
Introduction to Natural Language Processing
Introduction to Linguistics
History of the English Language
|Dissertation Director * of:||The Semantics of Nominalizations: A study in decompositional semantics
(Inderjeet Mani, Author)
|Dissertation Abstract:||The Historical Development of the it-cleft|
|* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.|
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