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Authors: Swiatek, Lucyna
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/304683
Description: Poststructuralist theory interrogates systems of thought and discursive regimes of knowledge in order to locate the underlying historical assumptions that shape and inform human subjectivity. Nowhere ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330611
Description: Any 'language' typically consists of numerous varieties, which are, from a structural point of view, languages in their own right. In view of the current interest in endangered languages, the pre-war ... More
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Authors: Wang, Jihong
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268616
Description: This study investigated bilingual working memory capacity (WMC) of 31 professional Auslan (Australian Sign Language)/English interpreters: 14 native signers and 17 non-native signers. Participants com ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/229179
Description: This paper aims to explore personhood constructs of the Thai community in comparison to those of the Japanese community through heart-related terms. It attempts to take a linguistic inquiry into the h ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/267549
Description: High levels of student attrition in first-year language courses are widely reported both anecdotally and in research into tertiary language programs. Many assumptions are made about factors that cause ... More
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Authors: Jandey, Brigitte
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 200300 Language Studies
Language: fre
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276735
Description: 17 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Authors: Speedy, Karin
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/214708
Description: Between 1860 and 1920, a creole language, Tayo, emerged as the community language of Saint-Louis a former Marist mission in southern New Caledonia. This article briefly introduces the demographic hist ... More
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Authors: Kalyuga, Marika
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 200300 Language Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/284143
Description: 8 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/209677
Description: This paper aims to explore the effectiveness and appropriate process of performing language in Japanese language learning. Japanese is a highly contextual language, and each real utterance is dictated ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/209946
Description: Having evolved as a cheap, easily accessible form of entertainment for children and adolescents, manga has grown into a versatile medium capable of exploring identity issues. Manga are largely story-d ... More
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Authors: Tsukada, Kimiko
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/267024
Description: This study examined the perception of short and long vowels in Arabic and Japanese by native (NJ) and non-native (NNJ) speakers of Japanese. Both Arabic and Japanese use duration contrastively. The ai ... More
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Authors: Tsukada, Kimiko
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/173428
Description: This study assessed the prediction that individuals are able to use the knowledge from their first language (L1) in processing the comparable sound contrasts in an unknown language. Two languages, Ara ... More
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Authors: Valverde, Estela
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/173478
Description: Since the end of the Spanish Civil War their victims have lived in a state of repression and terror that did not allow them to claim victimhood or any restitution to the State. Furthermore, the post-F ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/198252
Description: This essay will discuss the educational capability and relevance of manga as popular media for interrogating problems faced by adolescents, and providing responses to issues that are just as valid as ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 200300 Language Studies
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/209498
Description: For generations now Greeks have been migrating to Australia- from at least the 1820s if not earlier. Many have settled, some have returned permanently to Greece, while others have lived a twilight exi ... More
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