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Ph.D. Dissertations

Ph.D. Dissertations


In alphabetical and chronological order

2018

Cheng, Wei-Cherng Sam The Syntax-Discourse Interface in Mandarin Supervisors: Profs. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai & Hsiao-hung Iris Wu Li, Lilian Li-ying A Grammar of Isbukun Bunun Supervisors: Dr. Elizabeth Zeitoun & Prof. Chinfa Lien Yang, Chen-yi A Study of Taiwan Junior High Students’ Language Proficiency, Use, and Attitude: Mandarin Chinese, Indigenous Languages, and English Supervisors: Profs. Feng-fu Tsao & Chinfa Lien

2017

Chen, Mao-hsun 漢語動相副詞:已經、不再、仍然、還沒的個案研究 Phase Adverbs in Mandarin Chinese: a case study of yijing ‘already’, buzai ‘no longer’, rengran ‘still’, and haimei ‘not yet’ Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Chuang, Ching-ting An acoustic study of structure- and context-motivated assimilation patterns in Chinese dialects Supervisors: Prof. Hui-chuan Hsu Lau, Sheng-hian Charting the High Seas: A Cartographic View of Taiwanese Southern Min from the Syntax–Pragmatics Interface Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Shih, Chao-kai Restructuring and Phrase Structure in Takibakha Bunun Supervisors: Dr. Henry Yungli Chang Su, Chian-tang 閩南語正反問句和程度結構中否定詞的角色:共時和歷時透視 The Role of Negatives in the Bipolar Question and Scalar Structure in Southern Min: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Teng, Kuan-Ming 台灣閩南語否定祈使句研究 On Negative Imperatives in Taiwanese Southern Min Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Yang, Ching-yu Exclamatives in Mandarin Chinese: The Syntax-Semantics Interface Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai

2016

Hsiao, Ching-chun 台灣華語呼語的句法、語義與語用研究 Vocatives in Taiwan Mandarin: A Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Approach Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Huang, Ting Topics in Malaysian Mandarin Phonetics and Phonology Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fan Hsieh Yu, Rex Xin Xian Modals and Mood Particles in Mandarin Chinese and Mayrinax Atayal Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai

2015

Chen, Wei-rong Articulation and coarticulation in Taiwan Mandarin Supervisors: Profs. Yueh-chin Chang & Khalil Iskarous Hsiao, Pei-yi Katherine Issues on Evidentiality and Attitudes in Chinese Languages Supervisors: Profs. Chinfa Lien & Tzong-hong Jonah Lin Hu, Chia-yin Information Structure in English, Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese Southern Min: Argument Realization of Ditransitive Objects Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Li, Tzu-ching Conjunctive Adverbials and Modal Auxiliaries in English Academic Journal Articles: Taiwanese Graduate Students vs. Native Writers Supervisors: Profs. Feng-fu Tsao & Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Nigo, Miho L2 Accentuation Patterns by Taiwanese Mandarin-Speaking Learners of Japanese: An Experimental Study Supervisors: Profs. Yueh-chin Chang & Feng-fan Hsieh

2013

Chung, Jui-yi Zoey Topography of the vP Periphery in Hakka Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Kikushima, Kazunori On the Architecture of Modals and Applicatives in Japanese: A Cartographic Analysis Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Hsu, Ting-Ting Christina Subjectification and the Emergence of Deontic Modal Verbs TIOH8, AI3, and E7 in Southern Min Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Wu, Chunming The Syntax of Linking Constructions in Mayrinax Atayal and Sinvaudjan Paiwan Supervisors: Dr. Henry Yungli Chang Wu, Tsui-ping 漢語語氣副詞探索:「難道」及其同類詞的個案研究 Exploring Mood Adverbs in Mandarin Chinese: A Case Study on Nandao and its Ilk Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien

2011

Chen, Yin-Ling Christina Issues in the Phonology of Ilan Atayal Supervisors: Prof. Hui-chuan J. Huang Chiu, Li-ching Livy The Phrasal Empty Categories in Mandarin Chinese Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Su, Cheng-chieh Comparative Deletion: A Comparative Study of Chinese and Taiwanese Southern Min Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Tsai, Hui-chin Joyce Left Periphery and Reference of DP in Mandarin Chinese Supervisors: Profs. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai & Chen-sheng Luther Liu Yeh, Shi-chi Stella Issues in Paiwan Phonology Supervisors: Prof. Hui-chuan J. Huang

2010

Chuang, Li-hsueh 如何利用語料庫的資料增進台灣學生英文動詞,造句和作文的寫作能力 Improving Taiwanese Students’ English Writing in Verbs, Sentences and Compositions by Using Corpus-derived Materials Supervisors: Profs. Feng-fu Tsao and Chun-shen Chang Chang, Chun Grammatical functions and grammaticalization of the evaluative word Ho2 ‘good’ in Southern Min: A corpus-based approach Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Huang, Hui-ju 論「說」在台灣國語中的整合模式語法化 An Integrative approach to grammaticalization of shuo in Taiwan Mandarin Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Tang, Chihsia Self-monitoring in classroom monologue: Self-repairing devices and discourse markers Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Li, Chao-lin The syntax and semantics of eventuality in Paiwan and Saaroa Supervisors: Dr. Henry Yungli Chang

2009

Chao, Chingya 閩南語感嘆句研究:形式與功能之匯聚 Exclamatives in Southern Min : Integrating Form and Function Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Chu, Man-Ni Motivating the Change of Stop Codas in Chaoshan: a Perceptual Study Supervisors: Profs. Feng-fu Tsao and Samuel Hsu Wang Liu, Joyce Hui-chuan Speech Errors in Taiwan Southern Min: A Phonological Study Supervisors: Prof. Samuel Hsu Wang Yang, Barry Chung-Yu Intervention Effects and the Covert Component of Grammar Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai

2008

Huang, Han-Chun Resultative Verb Compounds in Mandarin Chinese: A Constructional Approach Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Lee, Chia-Chun 語言接觸引發的演變--- 以台灣華語「給」為例 Contact-Induced Grammatical Change :The Case of Gei3 in Taiwanese Mandarin Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Liu, Hsiu-Ying A Study of the Excessive Construction in Modern Taiwan Mandarin Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Shin, Joonho Numeral Phrase in Mandarin Chinese Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Yeh, Jui-Chuan Resultatives in Mandarin Chinese and Hakka: Argument Realization Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao

2007

Lin, Kuan-Ming 新竹地區泰雅和漢人族群有關讚美語言行為的比較研究 On Compliment Behavior of Atayal and Hanren in Hsinchu : A Comparative Study Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Wu, Yiching 「以為」的歷史演變 Historical Change of Yiwei Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien Yu, Szu-I Sylvia 漢語情態動詞語意研究:由方言比較入手 Semantics of Modal Verbs in Chinese: a Dialectal Perspective Supervisors: Prof. Chinfa Lien

2006

Tsai, Shang-I 我國立法語言之研究 Legal Language Used in Laws of the Republic of China Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao

2005

Hsu, Ching-Fen Understanding Linguistic Ability in Chinese Children with Williams Syndrome Supervisors: Profs. Ovid T.-L. Tzeng & Chinfa Lien Lee, Hui-chi On Chinese Focus and Cleft Constructions Supervisors: Prof. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Li, Zixuan The Semantic and Pragmatic Analysis of Dou: An Event-based Approach Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Lim, Jeong-Hyun Secondary Predicates in Chinese Supervisors: Profs. Wei-tien Dylan Tsai & C.-C. Jane Tang

2004

Chang, Melody Ya-yin Subjecthood in Tsou Grammar Supervisors: Profs. Kuang Mei & Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Lin, Hui-shan Directionality in Tone Sandhi and The Effect of Identity Preservation Supervisors: Prof. Hui-chuan J. Huang Liu, Hsiu-Hsueh 語言演變與歷史地理因素—莆仙方言:閩東與閩南的匯集 Language Change and Historical, Geographical Factors- Puxian dialect: A combination of Eastern Min and Southern Min Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Mochizuki, Keiko 動詞的使動與起動交替:漢、日語的對比研究 Causative and Inchoative Alternation: Comparative Studies on Verbs in Chinese and Japanese Supervisors: Prof. Ting-chi Tang Wu, Chong-chieh 畲族語言研究 Languages of She Minority Supervisors: Prof. Kuang-yu Chang

2003

Ang, Uijin 音變的動機與方向:漳泉競爭與台灣普通腔的形成 The Motivation and Direction of Sound Change: On the Competition of Minnan Dialects Chang-chou and Chuan-chou and the Emergence of General Taiwanese Supervisors: Profs. Feng-fu Tsao & Samuel H. Wang Chen, Kuang-Ming 現代漢語動相標誌的研究 Supervisors: Prof. Ting-chi Tang Wu, Jui-Chun The Effects of Age, Proficiency, Gender and Style on Chinese EFL Learners' Acquisition and Use of English Pronouns Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao

2002

Cheng, Hsiao-Feng 福建光澤方言 Guangze Dialects of Fujian Supervisors: Prof. Kuang-yu Chang Hsiao, Su-ying Negative Sensitivity in Chinese: A Comparative Study of Mandarin Chinese and Holo Taiwanese Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Hsieh, Chia-Ling Modal Verbs in Chinese Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Lin, Yu-Hui Interlanguage Variability: Studies on L2 Consonant Cluster Simplification Supervisors: Profs. Feng-fu Tsao & Samuel H. Wang Wu, Jin-Wei 漢語中的介音、擦音和變調:從優選理論分析 Prenuclear Glides, Fricatives and Tone Changes in Mandarin: An Optimality Theory Approach Supervisors: Profs. Yu-chao E. Hsiao & Feng-fu Tsao

1999

Hsin, Ai-Li Modality in Taiwan Southern Min Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao

1997

Chang, Henry Yungli Voice, Case and Agreement in Seediq and Kavalan Supervisors: Prof. Paul J.-K. Li, C.-C. Jane Tang & Wei-tien Dylan Tsai Cheng, Ying A Comparative Study on Word Order of Verb-complement Constructions between Mandarin and Minnan Dialect Supervisors: Prof. Feng-fu Tsao Ma, Shi-Ning Deborah 徽州方言語音現象初探 Phonology of Huizhou Dialects Supervisors: Prof. Kuang-yu Chang Park, Jung-Ku 漢語介詞研究 Research on Chinese Preposition Supervisors: Prof. Ting-chi Tang Wang, Pen-Ying 湘南土話之比較研究 A Comparative Study on Southern Hunan Tu-hua Supervisors: Prof. Kuang-yu Chang

1996

Lü, Ching Ching Chinese Word Recognition Supervisors: Prof. Ovid J.-L. Tzeng & Samuel H. Wang Chang, Shu-Min 漢語複合詞的研究 A Study of Chinese Compounds Supervisors: Prof. Ting-chi Tang