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Title: Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 7
Edited By: Michalis Georgiafentis
Eric Haeberli
Spyridoula Varlokosta

The volume features a cross-section of current work in various areas of linguistics by staff and postgraduate students at the School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies, University of Reading.


Towards a phase based analysis of the VOS order in Greek
Michalis Georgiafentis

Obligatory inversion and the status of head movement: evidence from Greek
George Kotzoglou


Switch-reference in Amele and logophoric verbal suffix in Gokana: a generalized neo-Gricean pragmatic analysis
Yan Huang

Language Acquisition

Acquisition of L2 English DP by Korean children
Jongdo Jin

Greek 'strong' pronouns and the delay of principle B effect
Irene Sanoudaki

Japanese learners' linking problems with English psych verbs
Yasuko Sato

Language Change

Negative concord and the loss of the negative particle 'ne' in Late Middle English
Richard Ingham

The loss of negative concord and the constant rate hypothesis
Amel Kallel

Sociolinguistics 'It won't be the Guernsey French we know': identity issues and language endangerment
Julia Sallabank

A number of papers are available for download in .pdf format at

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: University of Reading, School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Greek, Modern
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 214+vi
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