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Name: Willie  U. Willie
Institution: University of Georgia
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State and/or Country: GA
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second Language Acquisition of Morphosyntax
Subject Language(s): Ibibio
Selected Publications: 2012: The Missing Component in Ibibio Linguistic Time

2011: Lexical Aspect and lexical Saliency in Acquisition of Tense-aspect Morphology among Ibibio ESL Learners

2011: Introduction to Language in Africa

2010:Agreement in Ibibio: From-Every-Head-to-Every-Head

2007:
2004: Pro-drop in Ibibio Questions

2004: A profile of Indigenous Nigerian Languages and their Classification
Courses Taught: At the University of Georgia:
LING 2100: The study of Language

At the University of Uyo:
Introduction to Phonetics
Introduction to Phonology
Introduction to Syntax
Generative syntax
Dissertation Abstract: Lexical Aspect and Lexical Saliency in Acquisition of Tense-aspect Morphology among Ibibio ESL Learners



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