Essays about: "non-standard usage"
Found 2 essays containing the words non-standard usage.
1. Automatic phonological transcription using forced alignment : FAVE toolkit performance on four non-standard varieties of EnglishUniversity essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen
Abstract : Forced alignment, a speech recognition software performing semi-automatic phonological transcription, constitutes a methodological revolution in the recent history of linguistic research. Its use is progressively becoming the norm in research fields such as sociophonetics, but its general performance and range of applications have been relatively understudied. READ MORE
2. Non-Standard "-ed" Forms of Selected Irreguslar Verbs: A Corpus-based Study of Present-day American EnglishUniversity essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer
Abstract : This is a corpus-based study which aims to survey the parallel use of non-standard preterit and past participle "-ed" forms in a group of irregular verbs (namely "blow", "grow", "know", and "throw") in Present-day American English and to determine in what media, style registers, and text types such non-standard verb forms occur. The data for this analysis is provided by the Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) which comprises texts from the period of 1990 - 2010. READ MORE