Theses - Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
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(2018-10-20)In modern urban Singapore, the variety of English spoken evolves through a continual negotiation of adhering to traditionally standard models and creating local norms in the environment of myriad social and substratum ...
(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 ...