Mohammad Bani Younes

Mohammad Bani Younes
Al al-Bayt University · Department of English Language and Literature

Doctor of Philosophy
Intonation, prosody, phonetics, phonology, Second language acquisition...

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Introduction
Mohammad’s first degree was in English Language and Literature (at Yarmouk University), then he undertook his MA in English language/Linguistics (at Hashemite University) and his PhD in Linguistics (at University of York, UK). His research interests include phonetics and phonology, with particular emphasis on suprasegmental phenomena, such as focus, stress, intonation, etc. His research integrates methods from theoretical, experimental, and corpus linguistics.

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The disambiguation of similarly-worded alternative questions (altqs) and disjunctive yes-no questions (dynqs) has sparked a debate in English. The debate revolves around which prosodic feature can disambiguate them. In Arabic, little attention has been dedicated to how these two types of disjunction question are disambiguated. What adds to the comp...
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This paper aims to find out the similarities and differences between Jordanian (JA), Egyptian (EA), and Kuwaiti (KA) Arabic in which cues disambiguate alternative questions (altqs) and disjunctive yes-no questions (dynqs): intonation contour and choice of disjunctive element (DE). A perception study was run in the three dialects, replicating Pruitt...
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This paper aims to find out the similarities and differences between Jordanian (JA), Egyptian (EA), and Kuwaiti (KA) Arabic in which cues disambiguate alternative questions (altqs) and disjunctive yes-no questions (dynqs): intonation contour and choice of disjunctive element (DE). A perception study was run in the three dialects, replicating Pruitt...
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This paper aims to find out the similarities and differences between Jordanian (JA), Egyptian (EA), and Kuwaiti (KA) Arabic in which cues disambiguate alternative questions (altqs) and disjunctive yes-no questions (dynqs): intonation contour and choice of disjunctive element (DE). A perception study was run in the three dialects, replicating Pruitt...
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The disambiguation of similarly-worded alternative questions (altqs) and disjunctive yes-no questions (dynqs) has sparked a debate in English. The debate revolves around which prosodic feature can disambiguate them. In Arabic, little attention has been dedicated to how these two types of disjunction question are disambiguated. What adds to the comp...
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Collocations are words that must accompany each other. When it comes to translation, collocations usually pose problematic cultural and sociolinguistic issues. This paper attempts to shed light on some of these problems that participants of this study faced in the English-Arabic translation of collocations. In order to examine these issues, a quest...
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The purpose of this study is to highlight the role of discourse markers and lexical cohesion in coherence of English writing. The current study investigates and examines thirty articles written by intermediate students about why they learn English. Therefore, the study shows how discourse markers and lexical devices achieve written text cohesion ex...

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