ERIC Number: ED397690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Asian-Pacific Papers. Occasional Papers Number 10.
McCarthy, Brian, Ed.
Sixteen papers are presented. Topics covered include language teaching, discourse analysis, code switching, phonetics, language and cultural identity, and descriptive and comparative studies. All presenters were from the Asia-Pacific area of the world. Papers include: "The Baba Malay Lexicon: Hokkien Loanwords in Baba Malay" (Anne Pakir); "Pronouns in Japanese: Their Functions and Meaning" (Yasukata Yano); "Code Switching and Code Mixing as a Communicative Strategy in Multilingual Discourse" (Mary W. J. Tay); "Teaching English as a Foreign Language in India: A Socio-Functional View" (Shivendra K. Verma); "Language Education and Literary Creativity in English: a Tale of Two Cities" (Agnes Shun-Ling Lam); "A Study of Scientific Palatography: A Comparison of English and Japanese Palatal Consonants by Dynamic Electropalatography" (Tsutomu Oyabu, Richard L. Dusek, Mitsuaki Yoshinaga, and Sadahiko Ikeura); "A Study in the Adequacy of Data for Strategy Analyses in Spoken Discourse" (E. Berendt and H. Takahashi); "The Use of Aspect in Papua New Guinea English" (Anne-Marie Smith); "Language Attitudes and the Social Order in Hong Kong after 1997" (Gail Schaefer Fu and Pui-to Lu); "A Proposed Descriptive Framework for the Pragmatic Meanings of the Particle "la" in Colloquial Singaporean English" (Loke Kit-Ker and Johna Low Mei-Yin); "Working for an English Syllabus for Senior English Majors in China's Tertiary Institutions" (Hu Zhuanglin); "Interpretation of Anaphora in English and Japanese in Sentences with Prepositional Phrases" (Shuzo Yamanaka); "On Japanese Onomatopoeia: A Functional Approach" (Hisao Kakehi); "English-Chinese Code Switching of Primary School Children in Singapore" (Kay Cheng Soh); "A Comparative Discourse Analysis of English and Japanese" (Makoto Oshima); and "On the Acquisitional Strategies of Complex Sentence Formation: Examples from Japanese and English Speaking Children" (Katsutoshi Ito). (Each chapter contains references.) (NAV)
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Chinese, Code Switching (Language), Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Influences, Discourse Analysis, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Japanese, Language Acquisition, Language Attitudes, Linguistic Borrowing, Malay, Non Western Civilization, Oral Language, Pragmatics, Pronouns, Second Language Instruction, Sentence Structure, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Applied Linguistics Association of Australia, Centre for Language Learning and Teaching, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350, Australia.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia.
Identifiers - Location: China; Hong Kong; India; Japan; Singapore