American English Institute Faculty Research
The American English Institute (AEI) has provided English language instruction since 1978 to international students and educators who want to enter American universities or who want to learn English for personal or professional reasons. It is the mission of the AEI to enhance individual growth and global understanding in the international community through English language and inter-cultural learning, teaching, and research opportunities.
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(Indiana University, 2000-01)This dissertation examines rhoticity, the presence or absence of a pronounced syllable coda /r/, in the speech of actors and actresses in American films from the mid-1930s to the late 1970s. Rhoticity is examined from the ...
(1991)The phonetic aspect of the Chinese written language is an area of Sinology that has been investigated by a number of scholars, both Chinese and Western. Most early researches have been concerned with (1) the historical ...
(1991)This paper describes the clues to the pronunciation of Chinese characters in Mandarin inherent in many phonetic compound character series.