Languages & Linguistics

National Autonomous University of Mexico
Languages & Linguistics
Jessica Ramos Sanchez

Typically-developing (TD) infants as young as 24 months of age use phonological information to establish links between the words of their early lexicons (Mani & Plunkett, 2010; 2011), which facilitates their word recognition and learning....

University of Birmingham
Languages & Linguistics
Greg Woodin

Politeness has been shown to vary across gender, with women being politer than men overall (Brown 1980; Lakoff, 1975). These gender differences have been shown to also exist online, even in conditions of anonymity (e.g. Selfe and Meyer, 1991;...

Brown University
Languages & Linguistics
May Shum

The topic of presuppositions is one widely studied in pragmatics. Presuppositions can be triggered by certain lexical constructions or items that vary cross-linguistically. This paper attempts to make a cross-linguistic comparison between English...

Tel Aviv University
Languages & Linguistics
Itamar Shatz

Learners native language (L1) affects them when they try to learn a second language (L2). Because prior studies on the topic focused on narrow samples, in terms of a single L1 or a small range of L2 proficiency levels, literature calls for a...

Tel Aviv University
Languages & Linguistics
Itamar Shatz

Syllabic consonants are consonants that serve as a syllables nucleus. The phonological nature of these consonants in English has been the subject of much controversy, which necessitates further studies regarding how these consonants are...

Qatar University
Languages & Linguistics
Zinnira Shaikh

This paper analyses the production and reproduction of inequality in Indian society through media discourses in India. Specifically, this comparative study focuses on the representation of Zakir Naik, a Muslim accused of terrorism, by mainstream...

University of Birmingham
Languages & Linguistics
Emma Pellegrinelli

A translation of three selected poems from Domenico Galavernas collection 'J Anoln D Succa' (1981) written in the dialect of Parma, this essay discusses the issues encountered and the strategies used to overcome these problems. The project...

Trinity College, University of Dublin
Languages & Linguistics
Helen Peck

Stephen Krashen's ideas on Second Language Acquisition (SLA) have influenced the development of the communicative approach to language learning, particularly helping to establish the communicative teaching method of the 'natural way' to SLA in...

University of Edinburgh
Languages & Linguistics
Emma O'Neill

The following paper sought to investigate changes in the social perception toward mental health. Motivated by the negative portrayal of mental health shown to exist in the media, the author aimed to examine whether or not these attitudes were...

University College Dublin
Languages & Linguistics
Aoife N_ Chroidhein

This essay explores the versification and poetic rhythm used by Peter Weiss in Die Ermittlung in achieving an overall understanding of Auschwitz. In the essay the difficulties associated with Holocaust writing as a whole are first explored, where...