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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Query Details

Query Subject:   Native English Speaker Survey: Irony Comprehension
Author:   Sylwia Hermaszewska
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Pragmatics

Query:   Hello Linguists!
I am a student at Adam Mickiewicz University looking for volunteers
who would like to help me and answer a questionnaire for me. The age
limit is 20-40 and the participants should be native speakers of English.
Link below:

It will take only 15 minutes to perform.

My thesis concerns irony comprehension and reaction time connected
with processing the irony. I need to know whether the sentences are
ironic or not in the questionnaire. The sentences will be used in my

Thank you for your help
Sylwia Hermaszewska
Adam Mickiewicz University
LL Issue: 23.778
Date posted: 16-Feb-2012


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