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My current research focuses on the effects of discourse-contextual variables on the processing of syntactic alternations in English, and investigates the processing of the dative alternation and heavy NP shift by monolingual native English speakers and English speaking bilinguals. Using internet- based acceptability judgement, forced preference, and self-paced reading tasks, I hope to provided new insights into the factors that influence sentence comprehension by monolingual and bilingual Englis
August 2015 - December 2015
- Research Assistant
- Courses: ELI 181: Advanced Speaking and Listening (speaking CLB 8; listening CLB 8 & 9) (teaching assistant as part of MA TESOL practicum); ELI 184: Advanced writing (CLB 9 & 10) (teaching assistant as part of MA TESOL practicum).
August 2014 - May 2016
- Writing tutor for undergraduate students, graduate students and distance learners; specialization in asynchronous online tutoring and tutoring non-native writers.
Abstract: In English, subject-modifying restrictive relative clauses (RCs) are typically adjacent to their antecedents (e.g. some swimmers who had no adult supervision appeared), but can also be extraposed, appearing after the verb phrase (e.g. some swimmers appeared who had no adult supervision). Using informal judgments, Guéron (1980) and Rochemo...
Previous research , showed that Mandarin speakers of English modified acoustic properties of their English speech as a factor of both the interlocutor (native vs. non-native speakers of English) and their own attitudes towards Mandarin and English. The present study investigates whether these acoustic modifications are perceptible to native spea...
Previous research (Dmitrieva et al., 2015) showed that Mandarin speakers of English modified acoustic properties of their English speech as a factor of both the interlocutor (native vs. non-native speakers of English) and their own attitudes towards Mandarin and English. The present study investigates whether these acoustic modifications are percep...
This case study examines the differences in comments offered by asynchronous online writing center consultants to L1 and L2 speakers and examines the potential disconnects in consultant perceptions of their practice. The researchers collected and coded sample papers and interviewed participants to contextualize data from the quantitative portion of...