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Li, Ying – Online Submission, 2018
In much previous research, language listeners were found to perform differently when listening to a second language (L2) spoken in foreign/native accents. Influential factors have not been ascertained. This study aimed to gain new insights into this issue. 82 Mandarin speakers of different L2 (English) proficiency and different degrees of…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pronunciation
Wang, Xue-feng – Online Submission, 2010
Grammatical metaphor is the term used by Halliday to refer to meaning transference in grammar. Instead of the congruent realization of a norm, the metaphorical representation has become the norm in many instances. Metaphorical modes of expression are characteristic of all adult discourses (Halliday, 1994). The shift from congruent to metaphorical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grammar, Figurative Language, College English
Chen, Fang; Mei, Zhong-fang – Online Submission, 2010
This is a corpus-based research focusing on the high-frequency verb "keep" used by Chinese non-English majors and native speakers. The corpora involved in the paper are Brown which stands for native speakers, Students 3 and Students 4 in CLEC (Chinese Learner English Corpus) which stand for Chinese non-English majors. The paper tries to…
Descriptors: Verbs, Native Speakers, English, Nonmajors