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Name: Mai  Kuha
Institution: Ball State University
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State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications: 2005. 'Investigating the spread of ‘so’ as an intensifier: Social and structural factors.' Chiho Sunakawa, Tomoko Ikeda, Shannon Finch, and Malavika Shetty (eds.) Texas Linguistic Forum 48, pp. 217-27.

2003. 'Perceived seriousness of offense: the ignored extraneous variable.' Journal of Pragmatics Vol. 35, 12, pp. 1803-1821.

1999. 'Speakers' intentions: implications for coding procedures.' In Lawrence F. Bouton (ed.) Pragmatics and Language Learning, volume 9. Urbana-Champaign, IL: University of Illinois. 265-91.

1998. 'Competing motivations for NP order in Kenyan English.' World Englishes, Vol. 17, No. 1, 61-70.
Courses Taught: Introductory survey of linguistics.
Introduction to language variation.
English grammar.
Introduction to anthropological linguistics.
Language & ecology.
Dissertation Abstract: The Influence of Interaction and Instructions on Speech Act Data
Academic Paper Abstract: Investigating the Spread of 'So' as an Intensifier: Social and Structural Factors

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