Recent Submissions

  • Quantitative and Qualitive Analysis of Politeness and Gender Effects in Romantic Comedies 

    Cabrera, Lucia (Trinity College Dublin. School of Linguistic Speech & Comm Sci. C.L.C.S., 2022)
    This study investigates differences in markers of politeness between male and female characters in romantic comedies. While focusing on the gender of the speaker, the impact of the gender of the addressee and of the ...
  • Growing up deaf in Ireland 

    Saunders, Helena (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 1997)
    The aim of this dissertation is to describe my own linguistic experience at school and by doing so provide a general understanding of the linguistic experience of Irish Deaf children during the period that oral education ...
  • Verb categories in Irish Sign Language 

    McDonnell, Patrick (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 1997)
    The principal aim of this study is the identification of verb categories in Irish Sign Language. The data was collected on videotape from six deaf informants, three men and three women, all of whom regard themselves as ...
  • It's a Two-way Street: Informing Irish Pre-sessional EAP Programs with a Needs Analysis of Irish Higher Education 

    Garska, Jessica Nicole (Trinity College Dublin. School of Linguistic Speech & Comm Sci. C.L.C.S., 2022)
    Increased student mobility has led to an increase of international students studying at Irish universities. The predictor of English LX students academic success primarily relies on standardized tests, however, the use ...
  • Predicting dual-language literacy attainment in Irish-English bilinguals: language-specific and language-universal contributions 

    Barnes, Emily (Trinity College Dublin. School of Linguistic Speech & Comm Sci. C.L.C.S., 2021)
    This thesis focuses on dual-language literacy attainment and has three main aims. The first is to examine various predictors of early literacy attainment in Irish and English – phonemic awareness, rapid automatised naming ...

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