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The Social Origins of Language

By Daniel Dor

Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


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Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

By Thomas Hoffmann

This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'


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Dissertation Title [S] Author Date Posted Asc/Desc
Space, Time, Subjectivity and Beyond: The cognitive semantic development of the Japanese marker -te-shimau Sayaka Abe 13-Jan-2008
Successive Cyclicity, Anti-Locality, and Adposition Stranding Klaus Abels 27-Oct-2003
Socioeconomic Aspects of Linguistic Variation in Polish Lukasz Abramowicz 24-Apr-2008
Shifting Dunes: Changing meanings of Urdu in India Rizwan Ahmad 27-Mar-2008
Selected Topics in Nootka and Tübatulabal Phonology Nora Aion 20-May-2003
Sainte-Lucie: Relexification, décréolisation, recréolisation ou adlexification? Jeff Allen 19-Feb-2006
Spanish Intonation in Contact: The case of Miami Cuban bilinguals Scott M. Alvord 12-Sep-2006
Schwa: Distribution and acquisition in light of Swiss French data Helene N. Andreassen 10-Feb-2014
"Speak English or what?" Codeswitching and interpreter use in New York small claims court Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer 26-May-2006
Spatial Language: Insights from sign and spoken languages Engin Arik 16-Jun-2009
Starting Big: The role of multi-word phrases in language learning and use Inbal Arnon 24-Feb-2010
Stochastic Suprasegmentals: Relationships between redundancy, prosodic structure and care of articulation in spontaneous speech Matthew Peter Aylett 30-Jul-2001
Signs of Multilingualism in Tokyo: A linguistic landscape approach Peter Backhaus 05-Aug-2005
Strategic Teaching of Writing at the Tertiary Level Esmaeil Bagheridoust 10-Jan-2008
Second Language lexical Acquisition: A matter of depth of processing or of multiple retrieval? Paul Bailey 10-Nov-2012
Strict CV Phonology and the English Cross-Word Puzzle Katalin Balogné Bérces 15-Feb-2006
Spanish and Polish Heritage Speakers in Canada: The Overt Pronoun Constraint Ewelina Barski 23-Jan-2014
Spanish Clitic Doubling. A study of the syntax-pragmatics interface Valeria A. Belloro 26-Dec-2007
Syntactic Variation and Linguistic Competence: The case of AAVE copula absence Emily Menon Bender 14-Sep-2001
Signaling Trouble: On the linguistic design of other-initiation of repair in English conversation Trevor M Benjamin 25-Nov-2013
Second Style Acquisition: The linguistic socialization of newly orthodox Jews Sarah Bunin Benor 14-Sep-2004
Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technical University: An investigation of form and communicative effectiveness Beyza Björkman 09-Jun-2010
Semantic Search on the Stage of the Structure Designing in the CAD Igor Boyko 20-Aug-2004
Structured Nominal and Modal Reference Adrian Brasoveanu 15-Apr-2007
Sound Structure Representation, Repair and Well-formedness: Grammar in spoken language production Adam B. Buchwald 29-Mar-2006
Spanish/English Codeswitching in Fiction: A grammatical and discourse function analysis Laura Michele Callahan 31-Jul-2001
Situation-Based Intonation Pattern Distribution in a Corpus of American English Lesley Carmichael 09-Oct-2005
Strictly Local Phonological Processes Jane Chandlee 15-Aug-2014
Syntactic Development Measures Applied to Adolescents in Almería: Descriptive milestones and methodological contributions Irene Checa-Garcia 09-Feb-2012
Statistical Korean Dependency Parsing Model based on the Surface Contextual Information Hoojung Chung 02-Jul-2004
Safety Talk and Service Culture: Flight attendant discourse in commercial aviation Barbara L. Clark 01-Apr-2013
Speech Recognition Software for Language Learning: Toward an evaluation of validity and student perceptions Deborah Cordier 08-Mar-2010
Syntactic Form and Discourse Function in Natural Language Generation Cassandre Y. Creswell 21-May-2003
Stone Soup Translation: The linked automata model Paul Davis 01-Jan-2003
Scene-Salience-Driven Effects in Discourse Processing Jeruen E. Dery 19-Jan-2013
Silchar Bengali: A sociolinguistic study Kakoli Dey 07-Apr-2010
Sprache und Täuschung - Ein Beitrag zur Lexikalischen Semantik des Russischen unter Berücksichtigung Kognitionstheoretischer Berlegungen / Language and Deception - A Contribution to Lexical Semantics of Russian in Consideration of Cognitive-theoretical Aspects Sabine Doenninghaus 17-Sep-2001
Simultaneous and Sequential Bilinguals in a German Bilingual Program Roswita A Dressler 22-Feb-2013
Sociolinguistic Variation in a Second Language: The influence of local accent on the pronunciation of non-native English speakers living in Manchester Rob Drummond 29-Nov-2010
Smoothing a Probabilistic Lexicon Via Syntactic Transformations Jason Eisner 25-May-2002
Some Aspects of Standar Arabic Nominal Sentence, the Morphosyntax of Masdar and Participles Rachid El Ouardi 12-Apr-2004
Semantics and Pragmatics of Evidentials in Cuzco Quechua Martina T. Faller 21-Aug-2002
Sentential Idioms in German: Syntactic, semantic and pragmatic studies and investigation of their productivity Rita Finkbeiner 22-Dec-2008
Stories of Racial Discrimination in Brazil: Language, stigma and identity Mercia Santana Flannery 14-May-2007
Syntactic Locality and Tree Adjoining Grammar: Grammatical, acquisition and processing Perspectives Robert Frank 01-Aug-2001
Second Language Writing: A study of the effects of a discourse-oriented programme upon the ability of skilled writers to improve their written production Ana Frankenberg-Garcia 26-Feb-2003
Similarity and Frequency in Phonology Stefan A. Frisch 01-Aug-2001
Some Aspects of the Historical Development of Signs in American Sign Language Nancy J. Frishberg 31-Jan-2002
Syntactic Theory and the Grammar of Catalan Compounds Anna Gavarró 13-Sep-2001
Scientific Innovation and the Phraseology of Rhetoric. Posture, Reformulation and Collocation in Cancer Research Articles Christopher Gledhill 09-Aug-2001
Spanish Clitic Climbing Verónica González López 19-Feb-2009
Strong Linearity: Three case studies towards a theory of morphosyntactic templatic constructions Jeff Good 27-Jul-2003
Subjects, Sentential Negation and Imperatives in Child Spanish and Catalan John A Grinstead 09-Aug-2001
Semantic Analysis of Middle English Mental Verbs Andreas Groeger 14-Sep-2001
Structural Markedness and Syntactic Structure: A study of word order and the left periphery in Mexican Spanish Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo 03-Feb-2005
Subjects, Events and Licensing Heidi Harley 14-Sep-2001
Spatial Seixis Shingo Imai 04-May-2003
Speaking up in Court: Repair and powerless language in New Zealand courtrooms Bronwen Innes 29-Sep-2003
Suburbia and the Inner-City: Patterns of linguistic variation and change in Damascus Hanadi Ismail 29-Sep-2008
Second Language Acquisition of Bulgarian Object Clitics: A test case for the Interface Hypothesis Ivan Ivanov 16-Jul-2009
Saisir l'insaisissable: les formes et les traductions du discours indirect libre dans des romans suédois et francais Kristina Jansson 25-Sep-2006
Some Cognitively Controlled Coarticulatory Effects in Arabic and English, with Particular Reference to Voice Onset Time Maher Jesry 28-Apr-2002
Surfer sur Internet Conrad Johansson 20-Mar-2006
Stability and Change Along a Dialect Boundary: The low vowels of Southeastern New England Daniel Johnson 08-Aug-2007
Systematic Homonymy and the Structure of Morphological Categories: Some lessons from paradigm geometry Jason C. Johnston 30-Aug-2001
Syntactic and Semantic Bases of Case Assignment: A study of verbal nouns, light verbs and dative Jong Sup Jun 29-Sep-2004
Syntaktische und Semantische Eigenschaften Russischer Finaler Infinitiveinbettungen (Syntactic and Semantic Properties of Russian Embedded Final Infinitives) Uwe Junghanns 28-Sep-2001
Sociophonetics of Hmong American English Eden Kaiser 22-Sep-2011
Second Language Acquisition of Spanish Morpho-Syntax by Quechua-Speaking Children Susan E. Kalt 25-Sep-2008
Subjectivity and Self-Presentation in Linguistic Interaction Charikleia Kapellidi 10-Apr-2011
Semiosis as the Sixth Sense: Theorising the unperceived in ancient Greek Astika K Kappagoda 27-Jan-2005
Sprache und Kultur: Eine Geschichte der deutschsprachigen Ethnolingistik Lars Karstedt 07-Aug-2008
Stativity, Genericity and Temporal Reference E Graham Katz 17-Sep-2001
Speech Rate, Pause, and Linguistic Variation: An examination through the Sociolinguistic Archive and Analysis Project Tyler Kendall 02-Feb-2009
Short Story Analysis in the ELT Context: Reader response approach Aynur Kesen 01-Mar-2006
Syntax Unchained Hirohisa Kiguchi 25-Apr-2003
Syllable Structure, Frequency, Analogy, and Phonetics: Factors in North Kyungsang Korean accentuation of novel words Hyun-ju Kim 21-May-2012
Segmental and Tonal Interactions in English and Korean: A phonetic and phonological study Mi-Ryoung Kim 04-Sep-2001
Semantic Scaffolding in First Language Acquisition: The acquisition of raising-to-object and object control Susannah Kirby 06-May-2009
Sentence Amalgamation Marlies Kluck 16-Dec-2011
States, changes of state, and the Monotonicity Hypothesis Andrew Koontz-Garboden 07-Feb-2007
Speaker's Involvement in Political Interviews Jana Kozubíková Šandová 27-Jun-2011
Standard und Substandard. Regionalismen im diachronen Längsschnitt Alfred Lameli 05-May-2004
Sociolinguistic Constructions of Identity among Adolescent Males in Glasgow Robert G. Lawson 03-Nov-2009
Syntactically-Triggered VP Information Focus Miae Lee 24-Sep-2004
Struktur und Dynamik des Substandards. Eine Studie zum Westmitteldeutschen (Wittlich/Eifel). Alexandra N. Lenz 10-Dec-2003
Sémantaxe et Grammaticalisation de DO en anglais: approche contrastive (The Semantax and Grammaticalization of 'DO' in English - A Contrastive Approach) Jean Gilbert Leoue 24-Oct-2004
Say It Right! English Pronunciation Dictionary Peter Lesetar 05-Sep-2001
Syntactic Derivation and the Theory of Matching Contextual Features Tommi T. Leung 17-Mar-2007
Some Emergent Discourse Connectives in English: Grammaticalization via rhetorical patterns Diana M. Lewis 05-Sep-2001
Semantic-Pragmatic Information in Dictionaries Used by Chinese and Danish Learners of English: A comparative study Saihong Li 11-May-2009
Syntactic Reduplication in Swedish Jan Lindström 25-Sep-2001
Sequence Comparison in Historical Linguistics Johann-Mattis List 04-Sep-2014
Syntax and Acquisition in the Prepositional Domain: Evidence from English for fine-grained syntactic categories Heather Littlefield 31-Mar-2006
Studies of Systemic Functional Stylistics Shisheng Liu 24-Mar-2002
Scientific Literacy in Secondary School Chemistry: A Multimodal Perspective Yu Liu 04-May-2012
Schwa, Phrase and Accentuation in Midi French (Schwa, Phrase und Akzentuierung im français du Midi - eine kontrastive Untersuchung im Rahmen des Projektes La Phonologie du français contemporain: usages, variétés et structure) Birgit Lonnemann 12-Jan-2007
Strukturno-semanticheskie i Funktsional'nye Osobennosti Utocnenija v Pam'atnikax Pismennosti XV-XVI vv Yjrij R Lotoshko 19-Sep-2001
Songs and Singing in Foreign Language Learning Karen Ludke 21-Sep-2011
Scrambling in Persian Mohammad Rasekh Mahand 25-Sep-2003
Stage Level vs Individual Level Predicates and the Four Copulas in Odia Bibhuti B. Mahapatra 15-Feb-2004
Syntax-Semantics Interaction in Sentence Understanding Kavi Mahesh 06-Sep-2001
Structural Interference from the Source Language: A psycholinguistic investigation of syntactic processes in non-professional translation Robert M Maier 08-May-2009
Sources of Non-Conformity in Phonology: Variation and exceptionality in Modern Hebrew spirantization Michal Temkin Martinez 30-Jul-2010
Sources of Non-Conformity in Phonology: Variation and exceptionality in Modern Hebrew spirantization Michal Temkin Martinez 11-Aug-2010
Sonoritaet. Sprachstruktur und Sprachverstehen Judith Meinschaefer 06-Sep-2001
Speech rhythmical restructurings in Brazilian Portuguese Alexsandro Rodrigues Meireles 07-Aug-2007
Specifying Who: On the structure, meaning, and use of specificational copular clauses Line Mikkelsen 03-Aug-2004
Sanskrit Karaka Analyzer for Machine Translation Sudhir K Mishra 08-Mar-2010
St. Lucian Kwéyòl in St. Croix: A study of language choice and attitudes Edward S. Mitchell 31-Mar-2009
Semantic and Pragmatic Language Development in Typical Acquisition, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Williams Syndrome with Reference to Developmental Neurogenetics of the latter Nadezhda (Nadya) N Modyanova 15-Sep-2009
Surviving the Role: A corpus-based study of self-regulation in simultaneous interpreting as perceived through participation framework and interactional politeness Claudia Monacelli 30-Oct-2005
Sociolinguistic Variation and Regional Minority Language Bilingualism: An investigation of Welsh-English bilinguals in North Wales Jonathan Morris 25-Sep-2013
Stylistic Variation in Spanish Phonology Richard E. Morris 07-Sep-2001
Specific Language Impairment in Egyptian Arabic: A preliminary investigation Ranya Ahmad AbdElAziz Morsi 16-Feb-2010
Swahili Word Order Choices: Insights from Information Structure Mohamed Yusuf Mwamzandi 07-Jul-2014
Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication and Learner Autonomy in Female Emirati Learners of English Joanne M. Mynard 28-Dec-2003
Spezifikation und Verarbeitung Deutscher Syntax in Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar Stefan Müller 07-Sep-2001
Some Difficulties in Responding to Negative Polar Interrogatives and Negative Declaratives in English Jun Nagao 15-Aug-2005
Silence in Japanese-Australian Classroom Interaction: Perceptions and performance Ikuko Nakane 23-Apr-2004
Second Dialect Acquisition: Implications for theories of phonological representation Jennifer R. Nycz 15-Feb-2011
Sentence Analysis and Generation -- a Systemic Perspective Michael J. O'Donnell 19-Oct-2001
Semantic Field of Garments in Biblical Hebrew Arye Olman 14-Jan-2011
Spatial Prepositions in Modern Persian Parviz Parsafar 03-Jan-2008
Scandinavian Subtitles: A comparative study of subtitling norms in Sweden and Denmark with a focus on Extralinguistic Cultural References Jan Pedersen 08-Jan-2008
Sentence Final Particles in Bisu Narrative Kirk Roger Person 07-Sep-2001
Sign Language Linguistic Proficiency Testing: The possibilities for Libras interpreters Maria Cristina Pires Pereira 23-Jan-2009
Speaking Joanne V Rajadurai 09-Feb-2007
Syntactic Development in the Second Language Acquisition of French by Instructed English Learners Vivienne Rogers 10-Jan-2010
Sheng: The mixed language of Nairobi Philip W. Rudd 07-Dec-2008
Shallow Brooks and Rivers Wide - A Study of Lexical and Semantic Change in English Nouns Denoting 'Watercourse' Gabriella Rundblad 07-Sep-2001
Some Aspects of the Tonal Phonology of Bodo Priyankoo Sarmah 03-Mar-2005
Structures and Strings: A constraint-based approach to linearizing dependency structures Virginia Savova 28-Nov-2006
Semantic Operators in Different Dimensions Tatjana Scheffler 31-Mar-2009
Shun the Pun, Rescue the Rhyme? The Dubbing and Subtitling of Language-Play in Film Thorsten Schröter 17-May-2005
Subject-Predicate Agreement Restrictions in Persian Anousha Sedighi 02-Dec-2005
Style Shifting: The perception and production of formality in English Mary B. Shapiro 07-Sep-2001
Second Language Grammar and Secondary Predication Enchao Shi 01-Jul-2003
Strategic Allocation of Working Memory and Other Attentional Resources in Simultaneous Interpreting Miriam N. Shlesinger 26-Sep-2001
Sociolinguistic Priming and the Perception of Agreement Variation: Testing predictions of exemplar-theoretic grammar Lauren Squires 20-Sep-2011
Semantic Metrics for Source Code and Design Cara E. Stein 20-May-2004
Syntactic Reanalysis in Early English Linda L. Thornburg 10-Feb-2011
Spanish -dor Derivations Antoine Tremblay 26-Feb-2007
Spoken Word Recognition of the Reduced American English Flap Benjamin Vardell Tucker 04-Jul-2007
Sociolinguistics - Syntax Interface of NEG Placement Features Himanshu Upadhyaya 12-Jan-2003
Semantic Classification of Hungarian Predicates of Motion for Natural Language Processing Lidia Varga 25-Sep-2008
Suppletion in Verb Paradigms: Bits and pieces of a puzzle Ljuba N. Veselinova 14-Apr-2003
Syntactic Reconstruction and Proto-Germanic George Walkden 22-Oct-2012
Semantics of Event Nouns Shan Wang 29-Oct-2013
Salience Imbalance and Metaphor Harold Ernest Wilcox 05-Sep-2001
Stress in Modern Welsh Briony Williams 05-Sep-2001
Syllabification and Rule Application in Harmonic Phonology Caroline R. Wiltshire 05-Sep-2001
Space as a Communicative Resource Ulrike Wrobel 22-May-2007
Scrambling and Japanese Phrase Structure Shuichi Yatabe 04-Sep-2001
Sociolinguistic Dimensions of the Compliment Event in the Southwestern Mandarin Spoken in Kunming, China Yi Yuan 20-Feb-2002
Spanish and English Voiced Stop Phonemes and Spirantization: A study in second language acquisition Mary L. Zampini 04-Sep-2001
Sentential Negation and Negative Concord Hedde Zeijlstra 22-Nov-2004
Similarity and Enhancement: Nasality from Moroccan Arabic pharyngeals and nasals Georgia Eve Zellou 24-Apr-2012
Syntactic Dependencies in Mandarin Chinese Niina Ning Zhang 04-Sep-2001
Social networks, L2 pragmatics, and Spanish hasta as an aspectual marker with and without negation: Student understandings, judgments, and uses Mikela Zhezha-Thaumanavar 12-Oct-2012
Sign-Spatiality in Kata Kolok: How a village sign language of Bali inscribes its signing space Connie de Vos 06-Feb-2013