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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


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All Articles

This page provides a masterlist of all articles that have been published in all digital volumes of COPiL (Volume 3 onwards). The articles are ordered by author surname and year.


Text simplification of legal English: laws on women's rights in Pakistan

Naveed Ahmad and Napoleon Katsos

V6, pp. 295-310


The middle voice, valency and Aktionsart in the Arabic verb

Hanna Danbolt Ajer

V10, pp. 1-21


Ambipositions: A symptom of disharmony? An investigation of ambipositions and disharmony in Western Uralic languages

Hanna Danbolt Ajer

V10, pp. 256-266


Safety in numbers: Geminates in Lisbon Portuguese

Samuel Andersson

V10, pp. 22-37


The modal value of ancora/angórə in Barese and northern Apulian varieties

Luigi Andriani

V9, pp. 235-245


Negation in Baltic Middle Low German

Caroline Appleby

V9, pp. 35-81


Acquisition of tonal targets in Catalan, Spanish, and English

Lluïsa Astruc, Pilar Prieto, Elinor Payne, Brechtje Post, and Maria del Mar Vanrell

V5, pp. 1-14


A Third-Factor Account of Locality: Explaining impenetrability and intervention effects with minimal search​

Seth Aycock

V12, pp. 1-30


Split intransitivity in English

James Baker

V9, pp. 1-34


Split intransitivity in Basque

James Baker

V11, pp. 1-35


Conceptualising an Ideal Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Training System: Educational Technology

Nick Ballou

V11, pp. 120-130


The Mechanics of Mismatched Ellipsis

Ema Banerjee

V13, pp. 118-131


Why Ellipsis Needs TOO

Ema Banerjee

V15, pp. 241-290


Semi null-subject languages, expletives and expletive pro reconsidered

Theresa Biberauer

V4, pp. 1-45


Factors 2 and 3: a principled approach

Theresa Biberauer

V10, pp. 38-65


Less IS More: some thoughts on the Tolerence Principle in the context of the Maximise Minimal Means model

Theresa Biberauer

V11, pp. 131-145


Subject, Tense and Verb Movement in Germanic and Romance

Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts

V3, pp. 24-43


Towards a parameter hierarchy for auxiliaries:diachronic considerations

Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts

V6, pp. 267-294


Rethinking formal hierarchies: a proposed unification

Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts

V7, pp. 1-31


The IPP Effect in Afrikaans: Southern African Variations on a West Germanic Theme

Theresa Biberauer and Cora Cavirani-Pots

V15, pp. 39-54


Restructuring the tough approach to the Mandarin long passive

Alison Biggs

V6, pp. 237-266


Resumption in English: An investigation of usage and acceptability

Hannah Blythe

V9, pp. 156-183


'Pronounce φ': 'Number' Clitics in a Non-Redundant Null-Subject System

Caterina Bonan

V13, pp. 1-34


Emergence, Complexity and Developing Grammars: A reinterpretation from a Dynamical Systems perspective

Núria Bosch

V14(1), pp. 1-33


Not All Complementisers Are Late: a first look at the acquisition of illocutionary complementisers in Catalan and Spanish

Núria Bosch

V15, pp. 1-38


Apparently semantically-motivated extraction in a autonomous syntax

J. M. M. Brown

V8, pp. 6-22


Expressive 'dimension'? Towards a redefinition of lexical expressives

Mireia Cabanes-Calabuig

V14(2), pp. 1-26


Physical activity as an enhancer of vocabulary learning: a brief narrative overview

Carla Pastorino Campos

V11, pp. 146-151


Italian Middle si: Evidence from non-finite clauses

Leonardo Russo Cardona

V14(1), pp. 228-241


The conceptual network approach to semantic typology: introduction and application

James N. Chancharu

V7, pp. 83-134


Whose Metaphor?: Metaphor in Belief Reports

Xiaoxuan Chen

V13, pp. 132-143


A Cognitive Analysis of the Relationships between Chinese EFL Writers' Strategy Use and Writing Achievement Performance

Shih-Chih Chien

V3, pp. 44-61


Questions in the Syntax of English Similative Constructions

Georgia Clothier

V15, pp. 111-154


The syntax-semantics interface in generative, parallel and functional frameworks

Lucía Contreras-García

V8, pp. 23-40


The syntactic role of discourse-related features

Silvio Chruschina

V5, pp. 15-30


Should Rhythm metrics take account of fundamental frequency?

Ruth Cumming

V4, pp. 1-16


Codeswitching Practices of Bulgarian-English Bilinguals

Yoana I. Dancheva

V14(1), pp. 200-213


"Mae probl monolingual yn minority"": Factors favouring the production of code-switching by Welsh English bilingual speakers

Margaret Deuchar, Kevin Donnelly, and Caroline Piercy

V9, pp. 212-234


Agreement (and disagreement) among relatives

Jamie A. Douglas

V7, pp. 33-60


Unifying the that-trace and anti-that-trace effects

Jamie Douglas

V9, pp. 184-211


Control into infinitival relatives

Jamie Douglas

V10, pp. 66-87


Intervention effects in English and Russian speakers' L2 Chinese wh-questions

Esuna Dugarova

V5, pp. 31-45


The underlying conditionality of conditionals which do not use if

Chi-Hé Elder

V6, pp. 177-200


Classifying conditionals: the case of metalinguistic if you like

Chi-Hé Elder

V7, pp. 61-82


The dynamics of structure building in Rangi: at the syntax-semantics interface

Hannah Gibson

V8, pp. 41-55


Comparative method algorithm

Sophia Gilman

V6, pp. 131-175


A Diachronic Study of the Pre- and Post-Verbal Distribution of Prepositional Phrases in Latin

Sarah Gordon 

V14(1), pp. 34-87


Towards Glue Semantics for Minimalist syntax

Matthew Gotham

V8, pp. 56-83


An Analysis of Scalar Items under Memory Load Using an Inference Task

Blanche Gonzales de Linares

V12, pp. 31-46


The challanges of cross-linguistic parsing

Maja Gwóźdź

V10, pp. 267-278


Nullius In Verba Conceptual Engineering and the Royal Society Corpus

Nina Haket

V15, pp. 155-195


An OT Analysis of French Schwa Deletion

Ethan L. Hawkins

V14(1), pp. 214-227


A syntactic account for the parametric variation of the Number feature

Christopher Hicks

V9, pp. 82-107


Demonstratives and personal pronouns

Georg Höhn

V8, pp. 84-105


English resultatives revisited

Xuhui Hu

V7, pp. 135-157


Manifestation of vagueness in language use: two experiments

Minyao Huang

V6, pp. 63-94


The Implicature and Perspective-Taking Task: A novel way of investigating the relation between pragmatics and mind-reading

Napoleon Katsos

V13, pp. 144-157


Language Skills and Identity in Bilingual Education: A case study of a bilingual primary school in England

Napoleon Katsos, Jenny Gibson, Isabelle Lorge, Lisa-Maria Müller, Özge Öztürk, Julie Reynolds, Elspeth Wilson and Karen Forbes

V13, pp. 35-62


Case-Mismatching in Urdu Sluicing

Sana Kidwai

V12, pp. 47-78


A Survey of Urdu Subjects and their Properties

Sana Kidwai 

V14(2), pp. 27-70


Null arguments in Old Norwegian: Interaction between pronouns and functional domains

Kari Kinn

V9, pp. 108-129


The Problematic Distribution of the Irish Past Tense Marker d': Development of a case of phonologically conditioned allomorphy

Liam McKnight

V14(1), pp. 88-123


On Person-Animacy Hierarchy Effects in Chamorro

James Morley

V15, pp. 196-240


Hierarchical Syntax and Domain-Generality: A Review

Dag-Tore Nordbø Kristiansen

V14(2), pp. 165-175


Compositionality of Complex Concepts

Imogen Lemon

V12, pp. 79-112


Priming the Mental Representation of Tone Sandhi in Kunming Dialect

Xiyuan Li

V13, pp. 158-167


Brother Citizens: Divided WE Stand, United I Fall Deictics and Anaphora of the Arab Spring Speeches of Mubarak

Mohyi Eldeen Maziad

V11, pp. 36-56


American English Rhotic Rhymes: Phonemic rhotacized schwa or underlying /V+ɹ/?

Connor McCabe

V11, pp. 36-56


Linearization and post-syntactic operations in the Quechua DP

Neil Myler

V5, pp. 46-66


Exploring the nature of the syntax-phonology interface: A post-syntactic account of the Old Irish verbal system

Glenda Newton

V4, pp. 1-20


Case Contiguity from the Germanic Perspective: Typology, diachrony and reconstruction

Adam Nicholas

V14(2), pp. 71-138


Agreeing with nothing: opacity and the implications of the minimalist program for phonology

J. Joseph Perry

V6, pp. 49-62


Asymmetry in Polar Interrogatives: An exploratory work

Valentin Rădulescu

V13, pp. 168-184


Making the Implicit Explicit: Language as nature, culture, and structure

Martin Renard

pp. 185-196


Negative inversion without negation: On fuck-inversion in British English

Craig Sailor

V10, pp. 88-110


On the Potential for Maximising Minimal Means in Transformer Language Models: A Dynamical Systems Perspective

Suchir Salhan

V15, pp. 55-110


The interrelation between prosodic patterns and phonemic inventory: A comparative study of challenges and learning strategies in early English language acquisition

Julia Schwarz

V10, pp. 111-151


The Source and Nature of Conventions in Discourse: An Arabic survey-based study

Sadiya Shahid

V12, pp. 113-125


A new take on partial control: defective thematic intervention

Michelle Sheehan

V6, pp. 1-47


The semantics and pragmatics of racial and ethnic slurs: Towards a psychologically real contextualist account

Roberto B. Sileo

V11, pp. 86-119


Towards a Conceptual-Semantic Model of Cross-Sentential Anaphora

Roberto B. Sileo and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

V13, pp. 62-97


Conjunct Case in Insular Scandinavian: A corpus study

Oddur Snorrason

V14(2), pp. 176-192


Prosodically-driven morphosyntactic change? Revisiting the history of Chinese disyllabic words

Chenchen Song

V10, pp. 152-196


Accelerating Human Translation of Public Health Information into Low-Resource Languages with Machine Translation

Dimitra Stasinou, Theresa Biberauer, Ebele Mọgọ and Andrew Caines

V14(1), pp. 124-144


Labelling in Syntax

Richard Stockwell

V9, pp. 130-155


Modelling Unnatural Classes of Harmonic Vowels in Substance-Free Phonology

Ariwan Kai Addy Suhairi

V14(1), pp. 145-179


Who Moo-ved my Cow? The Lexicalization of Onomatopoeia and Imitative Shift in Mandarin

Arthur Thompson

V9, pp. 246-253


Prosody and Syllabic Structure in the Banawá Language

Laísa Tossin

V12, pp. 126-133


Phasing out phases and re-relativizing relativized minimality

John Torr

V6, pp. 96-129


CP Complements of Er-Nominalisations in English

Matthew Tyler

V13, pp. 98-117


Subject agreement and the EPP in Bantu agreeing inversion

Jenneke van der Wal

V6, pp. 201-236


Deriving the Final-over-Final Constraint from third factor considerations

George Walkden

V5, pp. 67-72


Towards a typology of sibling languages

Mary Ann Walter and Imogen Lemon

V11, pp. 152-162


Is the Syntax-Prosody Interaction ‘Unidirectional’?

Melody Wang

V14(1), pp. 242-258


The computability and computational complexity of generativity

Jeffery Watumull

V6, pp. 311-329


Embodiment Effects in Idiom Processing

T. R. Williamson

V14(1), pp. 180-199


A minimalist approach to Jespersen's cycle in Welsh

David Willis

V3, pp. 2-23


The geometrical structure of linguistic theory: The case of Russian split scrambling

Thomas Jolyon Wood

V10, pp. 197-236


Psychotypology of Chinese learners of English and its influence on the acquisition of metaphorical expressions: An offline study

Chris Mengying Xia

V10, pp. 237-255


A Featural Analysis of Mandarin Classifiers and Plural Morpheme -Men and Its Implications on the Semi-Lexicality of Mandarin Chinese

Fanghua Zheng

V14(2), pp. 139-164