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ERIC Number: ED230984
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 30 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) conditional constructions in modern English; (2) phonological and phonetic effects of nasalization on vowel height; (3) neural coding of pitch; (4) the semantics of definite and indefinite descriptions; (7) restrictive modification; (8) children's narrative styles and differential access to literacy; (9) language variation in graduate students; (10) semiotics, speech acts, and phenomenology; (11) textbuilding conventions and personal style in oral courtship narrative; (12) talk in classrooms; (13) perceptual effects of phonetic mismatches; and (14) discourse markers. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Child Language, Classroom Communication, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Grammar, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Research, Language Usage, Phonetics, Semantics, Semiotics, Speech Skills, Structural Analysis (Linguistics)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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