Vol. 36 No. 1 January 2010
Vol. 36 No. 1 January 2010 2010.01.31
Editors in Chief:
Jing-lan Joy Wu, National Taiwan Normal University & Nissa Hui-shan Lin, National Taiwan Normal University





Taiwanese EFL Learners' Perception of English Word Stress Shu-chen Ou 1-23 cross-linguistic prosody perception, L2 lexical stress, tone-stress interlanguage
On the Syntax of Amis Comparative Constructions Cheng-Chuen Kuo, Li-May Sung 25-27 Amis, Austronesian, comparative constructions, deverbalization, parts-of-speech systems, prototype and markedness theory
“N-words” in Negative Structures in English Steve Mulkeen and Shelley Ching-yu Hsieh 59-78 negative concord, n-word, dialect, polysemy, lexicalisation
Lexical Feature Variations between New York Times and Times Supplement News Headlines Jian-Shiung Shie 79-103 lexical feature variations, newspaper headlines, The New York Times, the Times Supplement
Self-Monitoring Discourse Markers in Classroom Monologue Narratives Chihsia Tang 105-131 self-monitoring discourse marker, monologue narrative, Chinese-English bilingual
A Cross-Cultural Study of Apologies in British English and Persian Fariba Chamani, Parvane Zareipur 133-153 apology speech act, apology strategies, offense types, Persian, British English