Recent Submissions

  • Colloquialization in world Englishes : a corpus-based study of phrasal verbs 

    Majek, Anna Ewa (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2015)
    This thesis takes a corpus-based approach to show the presence and progress, if there is any, of colloquialization in six ICE-corpora of Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, Singapore, Jamaica and India by using the frequency ...
  • First and second language socialisation processes among Polish immigrant adolescents in Ireland : ethnography and case study 

    Machowska-Kosciak, Malgorzata (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2015)
    Due to the dramatic increase in the population of immigrants in Ireland in recent years, the sociolinguistic dynamics of Irish classrooms has changed considerably. This thesis takes a Language Socialisation (LS) perspective ...
  • Talking about space : the Spatial Reference System of Irish English 

    Lucek, Stephen (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2015)
    This thesis has three central goals. The first is to establish a system for how people used to talk about space in previous studies of Irish English. This Is done through constructing a Spatial Reference System from extant ...
  • Vocal correlates of affective states 

    Yanushevskaya, Irena (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2010)
    This thesis explores the mapping of voice quality to affect. Three studies have been conducted. The principal study of this thesis is a cross-language study, aimed at clarifying how variations in voice quality (in synthesised ...
  • Language development in extra-territorial languages : terms of address in Colombian Spanish 

    O'Donnell, Aisling (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2012)
    This study investigates the use of terms of address in extra-territorial languages and determines how terms of address function in language to encode relationships. In addition, this study examines how the relationship ...

View more