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    • Cheyenne 

      Recorded by: Harris, Jimmy G. (University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Linguistics & TESOL, 1960)
    • White Miao Consonant Contrasts 

      Unknown author (University of Texas at Arlington, 1974-04-28)
    • White Miao Tone Contrasts 

      Recorded by: Harris, Jimmy G. (University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Linguistics & TESOL, 1976)
    • White Miao Phonation Types and Tone Contrasts 

      Recorded by: Harris, Jimmy G. (University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Linguistics & TESOL, 1976-09-06)
    • White Miao: Tones, Consonants and Vowels 

      Recorded by: Harris, Jimmy G. (University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Linguistics & TESOL, 1977-07-30)
    • Activity Implicatures and Possessor Implicatures: What Are Locations When There Is No Article?. 

      Stvan, Laurel Smith (Chicago Linguistic SocietyLinguistics Department, 1993)
    • Anaphora, pragmatics and style in German 

      DeLisle, Helga H. (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      German uses two sets of anaphoric pronouns, the personal pronoun set (PP) er, sie, es and the demonstrative pronoun set (DP) der, die, das. The latter set has been largely neglected in the literature, possibly because it ...
    • Discourse-based evidence for an ergative analysis of Cebuano 

      Walters, Dennis (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      The case-marking systems of Philippine languages have been difficult to classify as either nominative-accusative (NOM-ACC) or ergative-absolutive (ERG-ABS). The question hinges on the status of the “object-focus” clause ...
    • Subjectless sentences in English 

      Reiman, Patricia Willess (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      One of the goals of modern linguistics is to develop a model of Universal Grammar which captures natural language features that are universal, while also accounting for variation among languages. Thus a much-discussed ...
    • Phonetic emphasis in Tamil 

      Vinton, James E. (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      The present paper is based on a study conducted following Balasubramanian’s (1981) method: a native speaker was asked to emphasize a given item in a sentence and instrumental measurements were made as to which phonetic ...
    • Finding the "two" in diglossia 

      Paolillo, John C. (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      Sociolinguists generally agree that a diglossic situation is one in which a single speech community employs two or more varieties of language, a H(igh) variety and a L(ow) variety, for different communicative purposes. ...
    • The variable elision of unstressed vowels in European Portuguese: a case study 

      Silva, David J. (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      European varieties of Portuguese exhibit a process whereby unstressed vowels, particularly schwa, optionally undergo elision: an item such as idade ‘idea’ can be realized as [ida'd] and para Maria ‘for Maria’ may surface ...
    • Diphthongization and underspecification in Kɔnni 

      Cahill, Mike (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      The problems of analyzing vowels of Gur languages are well-known to those who work among them. The bulk of the difficulty in Kɔnni comes in the analysis of the mid vowels, which manifest themselves in diverse and initially ...
    • The variable (th) in Dallas African American Vernacular English 

      Vinton, Virginia C. (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      It is well-known that African American Vernacular English (hereafter AAVE) displays regional variation. In the case of the (th) variable, Wolfram (1969) found that AAVE speakers in Detroit used the nonstandard variants ...
    • Prosody Drives the Syntax: O'odham Rhythm 

      Fitzgerald, Colleen M. (Berkeley Linguistics SocietyLinguistic Society of AmericaDepartment of Linguistics & TESOL, The University of Texas at Arlington, 1994)
    • Predicting near-native pronunciation in Spanish as a foreign language 

      Elliott, A. Raymond (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      The objective of the present study is to examine the acquisition of pronunciation by 66 undergraduate students enrolled in three sections of an intermediate Spanish course. The data were collected during the Fall semester ...
    • Lexical borrowing, creolization and basic vocabulary 

      Huttar, George L. (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      This paper is concerned with two sets of questions, one from semantics and cognitive linguistics, one from diachronic linguistics and in particular creole studies. From the cognitive-semantic side, we are dealing with ...
    • Primary stress assignment in Brazilian Portuguese 

      Walters, Susan Gary (Linguistics & TESOL, 1994)
      Brazilians display a great interest in the prosody of their own language. Much classroom time is spent counting syllables, enumerating detailed rules for stress assignment and memorizing rules of diacritics used in the ...
    • The Meter of Tohono O'odham Songs 

      Fitzgerald, Collen M. (University of Chicago Press, 1998)
    • How About It? The Role of Accent and Context in Determining Discourse Function 

      Stvan, Laurel Smith (MIT Working Papers in Linguistics (MITWPL)Linguistics Department, Northwestern University, 2000)