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Thursday 20 April 2006
|Chair: Simon Kirby|
Case study using music in foreign language education: teaching French to 13-year-old schoolchildren
The evolution of colour vision and colour terms
Was recursion the key evolutionary step in the emergence of language?
Chair: Alice Turk
|11.15-11.45||Anna Leonard Cook|
Implicit learning in adult second language acquisition: the issues of awareness and abstractness
Is auditory word recognition direct or indirect?
Phonology without orthography and the extent of the phonological deficit in dyslexia
Chair: Dan Wedgwood
Investigating orthographic, phonological and adjacency influence on Rapid Automized Naming (RAN) deficits in developmental dyslexia
Subject-verb agreement: how gender is processed in Slovene
Chair: Nik Gisborne
Syntax-discourse interface in L2 learners
Mid tone in Santa Domingo Nuxaa Mixtec
Friday 21 April
|Chair: Patrick Honeybone|
The effects of frequency on vocalic variation in Scots and Scottish English
The exhalations whizzing through the... er? SQUARE and NURSE in Lancashire English
Chair: Bob Ladd
Segmental and suprasegmental cues to prosodic boundaries
Investigating the goals of speech production: the integration of emphasis-cuing parameters
What is case alternation in Estonian all about?
Chair: April McMahon
What’s so special about quantifiers?
The impact of lexical collocation on the origin of emphatic DO
Chair: Miriam Meyerhoff
Language shift, ethnolinguistic vitality and historical sociolinguistics: testing the models
Scientific news as a genre: a linguistic account of distortion of scientific information
‘Listenership’ in Japanese face-to-face interaction: the contribution of laughter, especially in its interaction with nodding and verbal backchannelling