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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Qs: English Judgement Needed, Use of DO
Author:   Jean Gilbert LEOUE
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Subject Language(s):  English

Query:   As a student in English linguistics, I'm carrying out a survey on the use of 'DO' in English. In order to confirm the figures I have on native English speakers'judgements, I'll greatly appreciate your reply to the folowing short inquiry.

INQUIRY: Please mark the answers to the questions below as follows:

(++) => Correct (What you would say in spontaneous speach)
(+) => Acceptable
(?) => Doubtful
(-) => Wrong

1. Dou you agree with him?
( ) Yes I do it
( ) Yes I do so
( ) Yes I do that
( ) Yes I do

2. Do you feel cold?
( ) Yes I do so
( ) Yes I do
( ) Yes I do it
( ) Yes I do that

Do you feel along the ledge to find the matches in the dark?
( ) Yes I do it
( ) Yes I do that
( ) Yes I do
( ) Yes I do so

OPTIONAL INFORMATION (for statistics purpose only; please fill in!)
Your NATIVE COUNTRY:_____________
Your Native CITY:________________

LL Issue: 14.677
Date posted: 11-Mar-2003


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