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LangUE

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Photos from LangUE 2013 are available in our Facebook photo album.

The Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate Conference (LangUE) is a two-day conference held annually in June. It aims to bring together postgraduate students from around the world to present and discuss current research, results and problems from various fields of linguistics.

The format of the conference includes the presentation of papers, poster presentations, workshops and a plenary panel. Proceedings are published following the conference, with all submissions being peer-reviewed.

Previous conferences

LangUE has been held annually since 2006.

  • LangUE 2014

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2014 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • Clause Structure and Word Order in Tabuki Arabic (Alataiy S.) p 2-14
    • The Acquisition of English Dative Alternation by Arabic Native Speakers (AlJadani, A.) p 15-32
    • NLD and CASE (Erbasi, B.) p 33-44
    • Modeling Relationships of Association: A Comparative Application of the Principled Polysemy Model to English With and Dutch Met, (Hoemann, K.) p 45-71

    Citation information

    Taylor-Raebel, G., Elsadek, S., Carretero Garcia, P., Balantani, A., Ramli, N. and Alghannam, M. (eds.), (2014, Jun). Language at the University of Essex (LangUE) 2014 Proceedings, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

  • LangUE 2013

    Presentations


  • LangUE 2012

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2012 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • A problem with wh-questions in Modern Standard Arabic (Alotaibi, M.) p.1-8
    • Computer-assisted language learning and effectiveness at the CLCS language modules in Trinity College Dublin (Antoniou, V.) p.9-22
    • Global trends in teaching English to young learners (Brining, D.) p.23-29
    • Gender differences in translating Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The Greek Paradigm. (Panou, D.) p.30-42
    • Predicative modal adjectives in Akan (Sakyi, J. P.) p.43-52
    • Is reconstruction a diagnostic for movement in restrictive relative clauses? (Shaheen, B.) p.53-65
    • Immigrants and language rights in the Czech Republic and Poland (Švejdarová, S.) p.66-75
    • The role equivalence classification in acquisition of L2 sounds (Syed, N. A.) p.76-84
    • The grammaticalization of KPs; configurationality and structural simplification (Tse, K.) p.85-97
    • What is lateral grammaticalization? (Tse, K.) p.98-110

    Citation information

    Ozbak, O. and Carey, D. (eds.), (2013, April). Language at the University of Essex (LangUE) 2012 Proceedings, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

  • LangUE 2011

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2011 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • An investigation into learners' and teachers' attitudes towards learners' self assessment according to CEFR scales (Ibberson, H.) p.13-24
    • A reanalysis of anatomical changes for language (Littauer, R.) p.25-30
    • An integration of corpus-based and genre-based approaches in EAP national English examinations in Turkey (Onder, N.) p.31-42
    • The structure of restrictive relative clauses in Lattakian Syrian Arabic (Shaheen, B.) p.43-53
    • On the movement of verbal forms in Romance and English (Tescari Neto, A.) p.54-67
    • Second language knowledge of Cantonese neg-Wh-quantifiers: A pilot study (Theodara Lee, M.) p.68-83

    Citation information

    Ozbak, O., Soultatis, T., Kampouri, S. and Menkabu, A. (eds.), (2012, April). Language at the University of Essex (LangUE) 2011 Proceedings, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

  • LangUE 2010

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2010 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • Phase theory, linearization and antisymmetry in morphology (Bauke, L. S.) p.1-15
    • Frication and affrication of /t/ in RP English (Buizza, E.) p. 16-28
    • The status of the unaccusative / unergative split in Greek-English interlanguage (Danavassi, T.) p.29-50
    • Animacy and agreement with conjoined nouns in Bulgarian (Hristov, B.) p.51-63
    • Prenominal infinitives in English: Semantic and syntactic constraints (Laflaquière, D.) p.64-77
    • On dative case assignment by spray/load verbs in Japanese (Miura, K.) p.78-90
    • Generative and usage-based approaches to L1 acquisition: Evidence from Cypriot-Greek (Neokleous, T.) p.91-103
    • Instrumental agreement in Bohra Wagdi (Phillips, M.) p.104-116
    • Information structure markers as prosodic affixes (Šurkalović, D.) p.117-128

    Citation information

    Absi, Z., Althobaiti,M., Heyer, V., Ogawa, M., Patterson, C. and Soultatis, T. (eds.). Language at the University of Essex (LangUE) 2010 Proceedings, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

  • LangUE 2009

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2009 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • Reading comprehension and specialized vocabulary: Does tourism vocabulary predict reading comprehension better than general vocabulary? (Alcantar Diaz, C. and Scholfield, P.) p.1-13
    • “Something here what made me think.” Some new views on relative what in the dialects of English (Berizzi, M. and Rossi S.) p.14-26
    • A prosodic study of wh-questions in French natural discourse (Hamlaoui, F.) p.27-38
    • The acquisition of null objects in Chinese: Effect of proficiency (Hsieh, F.) p.39-49
    • Conventionalization and literality: Evidence from conventionalized ironic expressions (Kapogianni, E.) p.50-57
    • An apparent dissociation between input and outcome in L2 acquisition: L2 English-accent acquisition in Hong Kong (Leung, A., H.-C.) p.58-69
    • Presupposition accommodation in local contexts: Why global accommodation is not enough (Pearson, H.) p.70-80
    • Exploring intonational change: Could a final rise be derived from a final fall? (Sullivan, J.) p.81-92

    Citation information

    Clackson, K., Absi, Z., Ogawa, M., Ono, M., Patterson, C., Villafaña, V. (eds.), (2010, August). Language at the University of Essex (LangUE) 2009 Proceedings, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

  • LangUE 2008

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2008 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • The problems identified in the previous coding schemes used for analysing L2/FL writers' think-aloud protocols (Abdel Latif, Muhammad M.) p.1-19
    • Pharyngealization in Syrian Arabic (Al-Omar, Morris) p.20-39
    • Code-breaking strategies and idion-type variables in the identification, comprehension and retention of L2 idioms (Domínguez Angel, Rosalina) p.31-43
    • Estonian sign language-Estonian code-switching (Hein, Kadri) p.44-51
    • Helping less proficient children in multi-level classrooms: A study of TEYL teacher strategies used (Hsu, Hsiao-Wen) p.52-66
    • Shuo ‘say’ vs. Yiwei ‘assume’ in Chinese (Hsieh, Fu-Tsai) p. 67-76
    • Linguistic violence: A study of violence in the oral discourse of nine schools in Tehran (Majlesi, Ali Reza) p.77-93
    • An analysis of politeness as function of speech acts (SAs) and target reader in print medical advertising (Pop, Anisoara) p.94-106
    • Multilingual Luxembourg: Language attitudes and policies (Redinger, Daniel) p.107-119 
    • Instruments in argument-structure (Webb, James) p.120- 131
    • Language and ethnic identity within the Pontic Greek community in Cyprus: A comparative perspective (Zoumpalidis, Dionysios) p.132-145

    Citation information

    Al-Thubaiti, K, Batterham, C., Chatsiou, K., Papadopoulou, L. and Yoshimoto, K. (eds.), (2008, June). Language at the University of Essex (LangUE) 2008 Proceedings, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

  • LangUE 2007

    Presentations

    Proceedings

    Full versions of the papers listed below are published in the LangUE 2007 proceedings (.pdf).

    Contents

    • Resumptive pronouns in Mauritian: Examining the nature of specificity effects (Muhsina Alleesaib)
    • Chinese EFL learners' awareness in rhetorical strategy use in English writing: A case study in Taiwan (Shih-Chieh Chien) p.
    • Negotiating meaning in interactive teacher feedback on student draft essays in EAP writing classroom (Nam-Hee Cho)
    • Multiple standard values, one comparison? (Gegerly Kantor) p.
    • English in Singapore: diglossia or continuum? (Jakob Leimgruber)
    • Against Hegarty's feature-based theory on the grammar of children with specific language impairment (Yi-An Lin)
    • Semantics and the lemmatisation of idiomatic expressions: An analysis of bilingual Italian-English dictionaries (Chris Mulhall)
    • An analysis of adverbs in appositives (Kathleen O'Connor)

  • LangUE 2006

    Presentations