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Query Details

Query Subject:   Scenario-based online questionnaire - Slovene
Author:   Dorota Klimek-Jankowska
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Semantics
Subject Language(s):  Slovenian

Query:   We are currently conducting research on the syntax and semantics of
future forms in Polish and Slovene.

As part of this research project we are looking for native speakers of
Slovene, who would be willing to fill in the following 30-minute scenario-
based online questionnaire:


Your participation in this study will be highly appreciated.

If possible, consider forwarding this e-mail message to other native
speakers of Slovene, who might be willing to participate. Please do not
hesitate to contact us if you have questions.


Joanna Błaszczak
Wrocław University
Dorota Klimek-Jankowska
Wrocław University
LL Issue: 22.3155
Date posted: 08-Aug-2011


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