Theses - Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
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(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 ...
(2010-04-24)This dissertation is a comparative study of the morphosyntax of the constituents referred to as noun phrases in traditional grammar. In line with Abney’s (1987) Determiner Phrase (DP) Hypothesis, this study investigates ...
Children’s development of Quantity, Relevance and Manner implicature understanding and the role of the speaker’s epistemic state (2017-11-07)In learning language, children have to acquire not only words and constructions, but also the ability to make inferences about a speaker’s intended meaning. For instance, if in answer to the question, ‘what did you put in ...