Vol. 36 No. 2 July 2010
Vol. 36 No. 2 July 2010 2010.08.11
Editors in Chief:
Jing-lan Joy Wu, National Taiwan Normal University & Nissa Hui-shan Lin, National Taiwan Normal University





English Vowel Discrimination and Assimilation by Chinese-Speaking Learners of English Yi-hsiu Lai 157-182 English vowels, speakers of Mandarin Chinese, Speech Learning Model, Perceptual Assimilation Model
Second Language Timing Patterns and Their Effects on Native Listeners' Perceptions Hsueh-Chu Chen 183-212 timing phenomena, rhythm patterns, acoustic phonetics, interlanguage phonology, production and perception
The Geographic Distribution of the Diminutives in Yuebei Tuhua: A Compromise of the Conflict between Two Forces of Diminutive Formation in Southeastern Chinese Dialects Ming-chung Cheng 213-233 diminutive, geographic distribution, Yuebei Tuhua, Min, Yue, Hakka
The Morphosyntax of Code-Mixing: The Efik-English Perspective Eyo Offiong Mensah 235-256 code-mixing/switching, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, Efik and English
A Corpus-Based Approach to the Study of Speech Act of Thanking Stephanie W. Cheng 257-274 corpus, expressions of gratitude, speech act, thank you, thanking