Theses - Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
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(2018-08-31)In recent years the role of offline consolidation in supporting word learning has attracted great interest and has provided valuable insight into how novel spoken and written words are learned. Relatively little attention ...
A linguistic analysis of event conceptualisation processes in first and second language discourse: Evidence for language-specificity in the temporal discourse organisation of basic and advanced Czech and Hungarian learners of English (2013-05-11)This dissertation examines conceptual reorganisation in second language learners by comparing event construal patterns in first language (L1) and second language (L2) discourse. Previous research suggests that the way ...
(2018-04-04)Despite a central role for morphological knowledge in supporting linguistic generalisation, the neural representations supporting its learning remain largely unexplored. This thesis addressed this gap by exploring the role ...