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    Ali, Mohammad
    The word formation process for English has been the center of much study. However, one area has received less attention than the rest, specifically the word formation process of English personal names. This paper seeks to investigate whether the Engli . . .
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    Danforth, Catherine Pamela
    The purpose of this investigation is to describe a level of urban social dialect as it is typically spoken by the older generation native resident of Northeastern Mannheim. Attention is focused on phonological, morphological, and syntactic variation, . . .
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    Abu Wadi, Ali
    The aim of this study is to fill a considerable gap in Bedouin dialectology by providing a phonological analysis of the Bedouin dialect of the al-Ramadhin subtribe of al-Tayaha in the Naqab Desert (southern Israel) in order to determine the presence o . . .
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    Jackson, Kristin Lynn
    A model for the organization of conversational tum-taking was proposed in a landmark article by Sacks, Schegloff, and Jefferson (1974) with one aspect of the model expanded upon later by Jefferson (1984). These two studies of turn exchanges identified . . .
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    Nishikawa, Makoto
    In determining the scope interpretations of quantifiers, linguists follow the view that the one which is “leftmost” in the surface structure is interpreted to have the highest scope. Many linguists have posited left-right order as the determining fact . . .
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    Ali, Mohammad
    The word formation process for English has been the center of much study. However, one area has received less attention than the rest, specifically the word formation process of English personal names. This paper seeks to investigate whether the Engli . . .
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    Danforth, Catherine Pamela
    The purpose of this investigation is to describe a level of urban social dialect as it is typically spoken by the older generation native resident of Northeastern Mannheim. Attention is focused on phonological, morphological, and syntactic variation, . . .
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    Ashtiani, Arya
    The focus of this project is on pedagogy. The research will address the differences in the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) language instruction method between the Focus on Form (FonF) and Focus on Forms (FonFs) techniques. The claim of this proj . . .
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    Campbell, Ashley
    This paper examines the challenges deaf English as Second Language learners face in reading acquisition and explores how TESL methodology can be applied to mitigating those challenges. Deaf ESL learners are a unique group of students that have been ma . . .
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    Adams, Marianne Patalino
    Part I of this thesis shows how external nonlinguistic events such as political unification, improved communications, national and linguistic pride, printing, the prescriptions of grammarians; and the conscious choices of a growing class of literate s . . .