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  • 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 ...
  • Motivation and the learning environment : a study of Japanese learners of English 

    Nakata, Yoshiyuki (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2004)
    The thesis explores motivation, and the ways in which it is subject to change, among university-level Japanese learners of English as they react to different learning experiences.
  • An investigation into the proficiency of successful late learners of French 

    Kinsella, Ciara (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2009)
    The introduction to tiiis thesis provides a background for the study as well as the reasons behind the choice of subject. In the second chapter of the thesis there is a review of the literature on the Critical Period ...

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