M.A. theses

(from 2003: Major Research Papers)

2002

Rok Zaucer, ‘The role of verbal prefixes in Slavic: Evidence from Slovenian locative denominal verbs’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler

2001

Yoriko Aizu, ‘Japanese reflexive zibun and reflexivity theory’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero

Anousha Sedighi, ‘Quirky subjects: Do they exist in Persian?’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero

2000 

Bin Wu, ‘Null subject and null object in child Chinese’, Supervisor: Helen Goodluck 

Eun-Kyong Paek, ‘The argument structure of locative verbs in Korean in an cross-linguistic perspective’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler 

Lauren A. Willis, ‘Être ou ne plus être: Auxiliary alternation in Ottawa-Hull French’, Supervisor: Shana Poplack

1999

Anna M. Boron, ‘The influence of age of learning on syllable structure in the L2 Speaker’, Supervisor: Ian MacKay

Rodica C. Diaconescu, ‘Romanian imperative from the perspective of generative grammar’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero

Carmen Leblanc, ‘Du conditionnel dans les propositions hypothétiques en SI : cet intrus’, Supervisor: Shana Poplack

Mélanie J. Sellar, ‘Patterns of acquisition in temporal connectives from a Reichenbachian perspective’, Supervisor: Helen Goodluck 

1998

Dawn Harvie, ‘Tracking down old relatives: Zero relatives in subject and non-subject function in Early African American English’, Supervisor: Shana Poplack

1997

Seipati Bernice Dichabe, ‘Advance tongue root harmony in Setswana’, Supervisor: Douglas Pulleyblank

Jacinthe Gagné, ‘Les verbes transitifs directs du français qui refusent le passif’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler

1996

Kathleen Brannen, ‘Erroneous articulatory routines: A performance-based model of speech production’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

Youssef Nouhi, ‘Wh-constructions in Moroccan Arabic’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero 

1995

Olga Arnoudova, ‘The Bulgarian noun phrase’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero 

1994

Galina M. Alexandrova, ‘Small clauses in Modern Bulgarian’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero 

Claudia Iulianella, ‘The nominative pronoun and word-order in 13th century Italian – A case study of the Novellino’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler

Louise Jasmin, ‘Acquisition des pronoms clitiques objets par des apprenants adultes du français langue seconde’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler 

Danijela Kudra, ‘The acquisition of long-distance binding in Serbo-Croatian’, Supervisor: Helen Goodluck

1993

Mélanie Lukach, ‘Speech production processing in the second language’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

Shahla Raghibdoust, ‘Interrogative constructions in Persian’, Supervisor: Eta Schneiderman

1992

Sonia Alberton, ‘La loi Tobler – Mussafia en ancien français et en ancien italien’ , Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler 

Louise Manga, ‘The syntax of adverbs in English’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler 

Marjory Meechan, ‘Register in Khmer: The laryngeal specification of pharyngeal expansion’, Supervisor: Douglas Pulleyblank

1991 

Subhadra Ramachandran, ‘Negativity in Tamil: Untying the undefinable not’, Supervisor: Jean-Marc Authier

Qiming Xu, ‘Processing constraints on segmental and suprasegmental production in a foreign language’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

1990 

Rodica Ionescu, ‘Romanian supine constructions’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero

Elaine Kenney, ‘An investigation into the phonology-related processes associated with developmental dyslexia’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

Jung-Sook Song, ‘Vowel harmony in Nez Perce and Korean’, Supervisor: Douglas Pulleyblank 

Zhonghua Zheng, ‘Chinese characters and word recognition: An analysis and a model’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel

1988

Mohamed S. Al-Seghayar, ‘On the syntax of small clauses in Arabic’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero 

Philip Branigan, ‘Thematic and aspectual relations: Striking the balance’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler

Erato Kostopoulou, ‘Empty categories and related phenomena in pro-drop languages: Evidence from Modern Greek’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero

Kumiko G. Murasugi, ‘An exploration of syntactic difficulties in right brain damaged patients’, Supervisor: Eta Schneiderman 

1987 

Darlene La Charité, ‘Kiparsky’s level-ordered lexical hypothesis and morphological development in children five to thirteen years’, Supervisors: John Jensen and Purushottam Patel

Swathi M. Vanniarajan, ‘Discourse adjustments to non-native speakers in the university classroom’, Supervisor: Marjorie B. Wesche 

Susan M. Wheeler, ‘Code-switching and borrowing in a Finnish-English bilingual situation’, Supervisor: Shana Poplack 

1986 

Siddaramaiah Chandrashekar, ‘Lexical morphology and phonology of Kanada’, Supervisor: John Jensen

Chantal Desmarais, ‘Le talent en acquisition des langues secondes : perspectives neuropsychologiques’, Supervisor: Eta Schneiderman

Montserrat Morales, ‘Substitution, évolution et attitudes linguistiques : le cas Valenciano-Catalan’, Supervisor: Eta Schneiderman 

1984 

Marie Labelle, ‘Acquisition des constructions causatives françaises par des apprenants du français langue seconde’, Supervisor: Christian Adjémian

Marc Mbazogo-Engama, ‘L’apprentissage des langues secondes dans une situation naturelle et formelle : une étude de la grammaticalité auditive’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman

Margaret Murphy, ‘Pragmatics and the language-disordered child: An exploratory study of language use’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

Jonathan Rahn, ‘Graphic semiotic effects in sport images in the political cartoon’, Supervisor: Louis G. Kelly 

James Douglas Saddy, ‘A linguistic deficit resulting from right hemisphere damage’, Supervisor: Eta Schneiderman 

1983

Mohammad Abu Musa, ‘Sound changes in Modern Bengali’ 

Patricia M. Raymond, ‘Written discourse markers in second language reading’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman 

Johanne Richard, ‘Une analyse comparative entre le test cloze ouvert et deux tests du niveau d’habilité communicative standardisés’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman 

1982

Beverley E. Baker, ‘Sex-related differences in the language of children’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel

Johanne S. Bourdages, ‘Étude comparative de la performance de langue seconde de jeunes anglophones à l’école française et à l’immersion’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

Joan E. Haire, ‘Syntactic performance across two disciplines’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

Joyce A.M. Jacot, ‘Some linguistic remarks on language reforms, policies, and practices throughout the People’s Republic of China today’ 

Yee-Kim Szeto, ‘Passive construction in Chinese’, Supervisor: Paul Hirschbühler 

1981 

Catherine Beauchamp, ‘Discourse and sentence grammar’ , Supervisor: Maria-Luisa Rivero

Gisèle Chevalier, ‘Le rapport entre la perception et la production dans l’acquisition du système phonologique chez les enfants de 3 à 5 ans’, Supervisors: Douglas Walker and Purushottam Patel 

Alana Johns, ‘Relative clauses and related phenomena in Ojibway’, Supervisor: Maria Luisa Rivero 

Sheila Keene, ‘Linguistic relativity and functionalism’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero 

1980

Stephen J Eady, ‘The onset of language-specific patterning in infant vocalization’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

Cécile M. Champagne, ‘La composante phonétique dans les cours de langue seconde’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

Michèle Courtemanche Sénécal, ‘La progression en spirale dans l’approche Sénécal fonctionnelle en français langue seconde’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman

Farid Kodsi, ‘Inventaire contextuel des verbes fréquents du français écrit’, Supervisor: Claude Germain 

Ann Stuart Laubstein, ‘Syntactic development in ‘immersion’ and ‘non-immersion’ ten year-olds’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

1979

Danielle Ferron, ‘De quelques déficits linguistiques trouvés en rapport avec les troubles d’apprentissage de la lecture’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

1978

Robert J. Courchêne, ‘The influence of linguistics theory on language teaching theory’, Supervisor: Claude Germain 

Gisèle Losier, ‘‘Émouvoir’ et ses synonymes : construction d’un champ sémantique’, Supervisor: homa Pavel 

Virgina R. Vitale, ‘Sociolinguistic competence in the five-year-old child’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

1977

Jean-Yves Boyer, ‘La communication linguistique : analyse de quelques facteurs en vue de l’évaluation de la performance orale’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman 

Georges Riser, ‘Étude du fonctionnement stylistique de l’enchaînement ou conjonction et de la rupture ou disjonction dans les textes poétiques’, Supervisor: Toma Pavel 

1976

Lesley Butters, ‘Thematization butters, z and topicalization: Their functioning in movement transformation in English’, Supervisor: Thomas Pavel

Merle A. Horne, ‘Theoretical implication of schwa deletion in French’, Supervisor: Douglas Walker

Louise Morley, ‘A study of empathetic response to two foreign language speech styles’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld

Robert Sarrasin, ‘Remarques sur la notion d’universaux dans la théorie linguistique’, Supervisor: Purushottam Patel 

Raymond Théberge, ‘Error analysis, interlanguage and second language reading strategies’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman

Louis-Philippe Vaillancourt, ‘Relations entre langue et culture chez les Indiens cris québécois’, Supervisor: Claude Germain 

1975 

Maria A. Pany, ‘Modals and non-factual conditionals’, Supervisor: Th. R. Hofmann

1974 

Silvia Pavel, ‘The personal pronoun system in modern standard Arabic’

Elizabeth Szabo, ‘A psycholinguistic study of the influence of second language acquisition upon performance of the first language’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

W. Cowan Supervisor: Douglas Walker

1973

Greta M. Ashton, ‘The morpho-syntax of the Jamaican Creole verb’ 

Adriana Gandolfo, ‘Interferencias fonologicas entre en el Español dialectal’, Supervisor: Jose Pedro Rona 

Michel Lange, ‘Analyse différentielle et sociolinguistique du créole et du français à Haiti’, Supervisors: Guy Rondeau and Gilles Lefebvre 

Michiyo Jean Yamashita, ‘Listening comprehension in the native language: An experimental study’, Supervisor: Fernand Marty 

1972

Maria Aparecida De Almeida, ‘Fonologica historica del Papiamento’, Supervisors: Jose Pedro Rona and Louis G. Kelly

Vincent Basseville, ‘Valeur de la graphie ‘Au’ à l’initiale de mots ou d’expressions’, Supervisor: G. Rondeau

Sandra Burger, ‘Listening comprehension : Its components and a model for testing’, Supervisor: Philip Hauptman 

Ruth Moya De Burneo, ‘Influencia del Quichua en el Español de Quito’ 

Susanna T. Kuntsmann, ‘La position de l’adjectif épithète dans le groupe nominal et son application à l’enseignement du français aux anglophones’, Supervisor: Claude Germain 

Dominique Lepicq, ‘Essai d’une nouvelle définition de l’aptitude linguistique’, Supervisor: Gerald Neufeld 

Jean-Marie Massenet, ‘Morphologie absolue et sémantique transitive en Eskimo (Ungava)’ 

1971 

Paul-Henri J. Cormier, ‘Grammatical deictivity in the nominal group notes toward the integration of linguistic research and applied Linguistics’ 

Guy Dumas, ‘A Study of extralinguistic factors influencing the spontaneous speech style of bilinguals’

David R. Morris, ‘Analyse fonctionnelle et structurale du système de comparaison du français et des autres langues romanes’, Supervisor: J. P. Rona 

Anne-Marie Willis, ‘Some phonological problems of an Eskimo dialect of the Ungava region’, Supervisor: María Luisa Rivero 

1970 

Jean-Jacques Van Vlasselaer, ‘Délimitations et définitions du ‘mot’ à travers les différentes conceptions de science linguistique après F. de Saussure’, Supervisor: G. Rondeau

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