Recent Submissions

  • The common European framework and the European language portfolio in Taiwan's third-level English language education : a longitudinal empirical evaluation 

    Lin, Elizabeth Yin-Ling (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2009)
    This thesis is a longitudinal examination of how the introduction of the Council of Europe’s European Language Portfolio (ELP) has affected English language learning and teaching in a third-level institute in Taiwan. It ...
  • Segmental and intonational analysis of Drogheda English 

    Kalaldeh, Raya Ali (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2011)
    This study is concerned with describing the variety of English used in Drogheda, the main town in the North-East of Ireland. The town of Drogheda is approximately 35 miles away from the capital city, Dublin. It also lies ...
  • Standard English and standards in English in a changing world : a case study - Irish Standard English 

    White, Goodith (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2005)
    This study investigates the question ‘Does such a phenomenon as Irish Standard English exist, and if it does, what are some of the characteristics of its forms and use?’ The research question is investigated in three ways. ...
  • Discourse, insult, and cultural values 

    Pérez i Zamora, Roser (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2000)
    This dissertation addresses the importance of insult in the discourse of intercultural interaction encounters. Following previous interdisciplinary studies on the subject of tabooed language and insult this study points ...
  • Konglish : Cross-linguistic lexical issues for Korean learners of English 

    Nam, Hyun-Jeong (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2009)
    The present study investigated ow the mental lexicon of Korean learners of English is organized, and, in particular, how resources required to comprehend and produce English are stored and accessed in their mental lexicon ...

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