Student Theses & Dissertations
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The effects of literature circles on Chinese foreign language immersion students' literacy skills
"Recent language change in Shoshone: Structural consequences of language loss"
"International Undergraduates and Discourses of Internationalization: Exploring Conceptualizations and Experiences of the Internationalization of Higher Education and Representations of International Undergraduates at a U.S. University"
"Verbal Complementizers in Arabic"
"A Sociolinguistic Study of Bitburger Platt German"
Heeok “Jade” Jeong
Exploring the spaces of culturally relevant pedagogy: The discursive (trans)formation of the pedagogical practices of two teachers of English language learners
Principal Aspects of Xinaliq Phonology and Morphosyntax
"When Variability Matters in Second Language Word Learning: Talker Variability and Task Type Effects"
Exploring an 'Invisible Meduim:' Teacher Language Awareness among K-12 Preservice Educators if English Learners
Interlanguage pragmatics in Russian: the speech act of request in email,
The effects of the explicit instruction of formulaic sequences on second-language writers
A Descriptive Grammar of Desano
Emerging from the Echo Chamber: An Activity Theory Perspective on the Situated Practice of L2 Teachers of Adult Emergent Readers,
"The Effect of Perceptual Training Including Required Lexical Access and Meaningful Linguistic Context on L2 Phonology"
Topics in Mocho' Phonology and Morphology
Textual borrowing across academic assignments: Examining undergraduate L2 writers' implementation of writing instruction
An Explicit Awareness-Raising Approach to the Teaching of Sociopragmatic Variation in Early Foreign Language Learning
A Comparative Grammer of Xinkan
Ellen Shipley Knell
A Longitudinal Study of Early English Immersion and Literacy in Xi'an, China
Raising-to-Object in French: A Functional Perspective
Crosslinguistic Influence and Evidentiality
An Approach to Embedding Pronunciation Instruction into an Intermediate-High Level ESL Content-Based Instruction Course
Looking for the Essence of Lexical Diversity
Spanish Adverbials: Scales and Repetitian
"The Roles of -Ywac in the Polish Aspectual System"
"How 'Enjoying a Meal' Is Similiar to 'Beginning a Book': Investigating Compositionality and the Processing of Complement Coercion Verbs"
"There and Back Again: An Adverb's Tale"
"Quantifier Scope and Prosody in Turkish"
"Effects of ESL Instructors’ Ethnicity and Perceived Accent on University ESL Students’ Expectations of ESL Instructors"
Rachel Haynes Miller
"Students’ Discrimination of German Contrasts after One Year of Dual Immersion"
"Integrated Versus Decontextualized Approaches to Vocabulary Instruction in a Second Language Writing Course"
"The Effects of Novel Orthographic Elements and Phonetic Instruction in Second Language Phonological Acquisition"
"An Investigation of K-5/6 Pre-Service Teachers’ Knowledge and Beliefs About the Utah Core State Standards and English Learners"
"High-Vowel Lenition in the French of Quebec and Paris"
"The Influence of Explicit Instruction on Failure to Acquire a Phonological Rule Due to Orthographic Input: The Case of Native English Speakers Learning German"
"The Role of Gender Socialization and Sibilants in the Perception of Gay- and Straight-Sounding Voices: A Study of Returned Latter-Day-Saint Missionaries in Utah"
George Michael Pescaru
"Coordination and Interaction in Markedness Supression"
"Adverbial Ordering in English"
"Icelandic Quirky Agreement Restrictions: Evidence for Phi-Defective T in Quirky Subject Constructions"
"Academic English Learners' Perceptions of the Value of Discourse-level, Form-focused Activities in College-level Grammar Instruction"
"Evidence on Long Head Movement in Mandarin Predicate Cleft"
Vitor De Souza
Action Research: Perceptions of Content-Based Instruction in an English as a Foreign Language Setting
Second-Language Writer and Instructor Perceptions of the Effectiveness of a Curriculum-Integrated Research Skills Library Guide
"Teaching English Grammar in a Hybrid Course: Student Performance and Teacher and Student Perceptions"
Talker background and individual differences in the speech intelligibility benefit
"Leveling Up Language Proficiency Through Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games: Opportunities for English Learners to Receive Input, Modify Output, Negotiate Meaning, and Employ Language-Learning Strategies"
Teaching Beliefs and Practices of Language Teaching Assistants
Catherine E. Showalter
The Influence of Novel Orthographic Information on Second Language Word Learning: The Case of Native English Speakers Learning Arabic
Fingerspelling in American Sign Language:A Case Study of Discourse Styles and Reduction
Historical Duration in Modern Day Shosone Reflexes *aCi"
An Investigation into a Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching in Governmental and Nongovernmental Primary Schools in Bangladesh
Phonological Aspects of Teacher Talk,
The Impact of Parent English as a Second Language Classes on Children's School Performance and Parent-School Interactions
Oral Stop Contracts in Omaha: An Acoustic Analysis
Robert D. Sykes
A Sociophonetic Study of (ai) in Utah English
Dominique Samantha Pantophlet
A Critical Period Hypothesis from an English as a Foreign Language Perspective
Sadie Moon Dickman
Differences in Intelligibility of Non-Native Directed Speech and Hearing Impaired Directed Speech for Non-Native Listeners,
Sara Christine Bridge
Write Your Story: A Course to Promote L2 Writing Fluency Through Theme-Based Memoirs
Politeness in Increasing Degrees of Imposition: A Sociolinguistic Study of Politeness in Political Conversations
David Joseph Iannucci
Aspects of Chitimacha Phonology
Shaun Paul Matthews
Antisymmetry, Relative Clauses and Adjectives
Hossam Eldin Ibrahim Ahmed
Parallel Derivation and Multiple Loci
Complements, Small Clauses, and Antisymmetry
Zebulon Aaron Pischnotte
Optimality Theory Applied to Iñupiaq Eskimo Consonant Assimilation
Novel Feature Processing by Children and Adults
2006 - 2003
Waleed A. Alrowsa
Agreement in Najdi Arabic
Variable Consonant Sequence Reduction in English: An Optimality Theory Approach
David Patrick Hall
Topichood, Scope, and Events
Shared Cognitive Learning Styles between Instructors and Students as Predictors of Attitudes toward Learning
Cross-Modular (Re)Balancing Effects in Language
Noun Incorporation in Crow: An Assessment of Various Approaches
The Role of Written Input in the Acquisition of a German-Like Pattern of Final Devoicing by Native English Speakers: Evidence from a Listening Task
Language-Internal Alternatable Feature Strength in English and Italian
The Relationship between Listener Attitudes and the Comprehension of Nonnative-Accented Speech
Angel Elizabeth Kaiser
Tyler Watson Laws
Differences in Voice-Onset Time (VOT) in Spanish Between First Language (L1), Second Langauge (L2), and Heritage Speakers
Austin Dean Buttars
Jacqueline Danae Jolley
Voice onset time in Arabic and English stop consonants
Sara Blalock NG
Musical Text-Setting as Evidence for Syllabification of Highly Moraic Structures in English
Eizabeth Anne Nakashima
Sociolinguistics of Basque in the U.S.
Andrew Lee Zupon
Restrictions on Denominal Verb Formation
2009 - 2001
Stephen John Sovinsky
Speech Act Theory and Internet Culture: Computer-Mediated Communication in the Era of Web 2.0
Zachary Bret Rasmussen
The Interlanguage Speech Intelligibility Benefit: Arabic-Accented English
Robert Benjamin Young
The Syntax of Double Objects as an Instance of V Segmentation
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