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Query Details


Query Subject:   Survey for Native English Speakers
Author:   Mehdi Vaez Dalili
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Applied Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax

Query:   Dear LinguistList members,

I’m a PhD student of Applied Linguistics at the University of Isfahan.
Currently, I’m conducting a research for my PhD dissertation and I need to
solicit the judgments of native speakers of English (preferably informants
with a university degree) on the degree of grammaticality of English multiple
wh-questions. I would be grateful if you could kindly help me by filling out the
questionnaire which should take no more than 5 minutes of your time. Here is
the link to access the survey:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?
formkey=dEpJUEIxUzQyNWx5Z0xjaVBMS0RfZlE6MQ

(Perhaps, the submission contains a URL that is broken onto 2 lines. When
copying the link to your address bar, please be sure that you have copied the
entire URL.)

If you know of anyone else (preferably informants with a university degree)
who might be willing to participate in the study, please feel free to forward the
questionnaire link. If you have any questions or suggestions, please don’t
hesitate to contact me at: mvaezdalili AT yahoo DOT com.


Kind regards and many thanks in advance,
Mehdi Vaez Dalili
PhD Student
Department of English
Faculty of Foreign Languages
University of Isfahan
Isfahan
Iran
LL Issue: 23.1583
Date posted: 29-Mar-2012



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