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A test of the effects of linguistic stereotypes in children's animated film: A language attitude study.

Description: This study examined the claim that animated films influence childrens' opinions of accented-English. Two hundred and eighteen 3rd through 5th graders participated in a web-based survey. They listened to speakers with various accents: Mainstream US English (MUSE), African American Vernacular English (AAVE), French, British, and Arabic. Respondents judged speakers' personality traits (Work Ethic, Wealth, Attitude, Intelligence), assigned jobs/life positions, and provided personal information, mov… more
Date: May 2007
Creator: Trowell, Melody
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Identification of threats using linguistics-based knowledge extraction.

Description: One of the challenges increasingly facing intelligence analysts, along with professionals in many other fields, is the vast amount of data which needs to be reviewed and converted into meaningful information, and ultimately into rational, wise decisions by policy makers. The advent of the world wide web (WWW) has magnified this challenge. A key hypothesis which has guided us is that threats come from ideas (or ideology), and ideas are almost always put into writing before the threats materializ… more
Date: September 1, 2008
Creator: Chew, Peter A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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English Loanwords in French: A Corpus-Driven Analysis of Corporate Websites

Description: This thesis explores the use of English loanwords in French discourse found on seven France-based corporate websites and the website of one government ministry in France. The following overarching question guided this research project: To what extent are English loanwords used in French for marketing purposes or other reasons? As expected, the results varied greatly from website to website, but it is clear from my analysis of this relatively small corpus that the use of English is widespread in… more
Date: August 2022
Creator: Padilla, Werner G
Partner: UNT Libraries
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ABWWFni aganbrwi bisombi

Description: A poem on the phases of ABWWF included in a souvenir of ABWWF published on the occasion of its 15th biennial conference held at Barnagaon High School, Odalguri on 8-10 March 2018
Date: October 3, 2018
Creator: Boro, Kiran
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Agan

Description: A souvenir on late Budaola (Budmol) Daimari published by the reception committee on the day of his funeral ceremony at No.1 Balisitha.
Date: December 27, 2020
Creator: Boro, Kiran & Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Aijw swlwngthaini gwnangthi

Description: A souvenir of the reception committee of the 36th Annual conference of Bodo Sahitya Sabha/DDC, held at Barnagaon High school, Odalguri on 06-08 Jan. 2005, and an article on the important of women's education.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Boro, Kiran
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Bwisagi

Description: A poem on Boro New year festival Bwisagu included in a mouthpiece of the All Odalguri Silver Jubilee year celebration, Odalguri College, Udalguri held on 15-22, April 2017.
Date: April 22, 2017
Creator: Boro, Kiran
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Bisombi

Description: A memorial account of ABWWF/Odalguri AC as part of a souvenir of the 14th Annual conference of the ABWWF, Odalguri DC, Sonai (Goraibari), Odalguri.
Date: December 18, 2013
Creator: Boro, Kiran
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Elicitation of adverbial clauses

Description: This is a recording of an elicitation of adverbial clauses in Mankiyali based on English sentences used as prompts. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: November 15, 2019
Duration: 17 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Elicitation of names of insects

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words for insects, etc. The native speaker consultant, Aurangzeb, provides the English prompt while both Aurangzeb and Mohammad Suleman provide the Mankiyali singular and plural forms. Muhammad Suleman is a male teacher who is 36 years old at the time of recording.
Date: January 17, 2021
Duration: 3 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about a dream

Description: Recording of family members talking informally about dreams, sleeping, and visiting. Thangpuii is the main speaker, but she is interrupted by the rest of the family making small talk and offering to help with her swollen joints. Visitors and family members are talking in the background.
Date: January 1990
Duration: 18 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Rema, C. L.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about chronic illness

Description: Recording of a group discussion about someone who had been sick in the family. Thangpuii talks about feeling bad about getting sick and causing trouble for the family, and the other family members reassure her that she hasn't caused any trouble and there are plenty of people to take care of her. There is also informal background conversation on the recording.
Date: [1980,1986]
Duration: 32 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Rema, C. L.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of dialectal variation

Description: Discussion and comparison of two Mizo dialects: the northern and southern dialect. For example, "in the north we say X, and in the south we say Y." The male speaker is from the south, and the female speaker is from the north.
Date: 1985
Duration: 1 minute 09 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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