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Query Details

Query Subject:   Native Russian Speakers Needed: Survey
Author:   Anja Gattnar
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Semantics

Query:   Dear Colleagues,

We are looking for native speakers of the Russian language who are
willing to take part in our experiment on aspects of language.
Participation takes about 30 minutes. It is anonymous and the data will
be used solely for the purpose of this research. If you are interested,
you will find the experiment at


Thank you very much for your support!
Anja Gattnar
University of Tübingen, SFB 833: The construction of meaning - the
dynamics and adaptivity of linguistic structures

Уважаемые коллеги,

мы ищем носителей русского языка, которые готовы принять
участие в языковом эксперименте. Эксперимент длится около 30
минут. Он является анонимным, и данные будут использоваться
исключительно для научных целей. В случае интереса Вы найдете
эксперимент по адресу:


Внимание: По техническим причинам эксперимент НЕ работает на
Windows 7.

Спасибо за Вашу поддержку!
LL Issue: 23.2696
Date posted: 12-Jun-2012


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