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NACCL Proceedings Online — NACCL-21 (2009) 

Proceedings of the 21st North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-21). 2 Volumes. 2009.
Edited by Yun Xiao.
Published by Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island.
Distributed by NACCL Proceedings Online, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

NACCL-21 Vol 1 cover

The NACCL-21 Proceedings is available here in PDF format. (Note: Adobe Reader (formerly, Acrobat Reader) version 6.0 or higher is required. The full-text PDF files open in a new window.)

  • Download the NACCL-21 Proceedings as two PDF files here:
      Volume 1 (4.5 MB) -- Volume 2 (4 MB).
  • To download individual papers from the two volumes, see below.

Volume 1

  1. Cover for Volume 1
  2. Front pages for Volume 1   (pp. i - vi)
    (copyright page, table of contents for volume 1, preface, acknowledgment and NACCL Conferences, 1989-2009)
  3. NACCL-21 Papers: Part 1  (pp. 1 - 27)
    - Invited Papers   (Numbered 1 to 2)
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  4. NACCL-21 Papers: Part 2 - Part 4  (pp. 28 - 208)
    - Main Session Papers   (Numbered 2 to 15)
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 Volume 2

  1. Cover for Volume 2
  2. Front pages for Volume 2   (pp. i - iii)
    (copyright page and table of contents for volume 2)
  3. NACCL-21 Papers: Part 5 - Part 6   (pp. 209 - 600)
    - Main Session Papers   (Numbered 16 to 39)
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  Part 1. Invited Papers (1 - 2)

  1. Yen-Hwei Lin
    Loanword adaptation and phonological theory   (p. 1)
  2. Hongyin Tao
    Core vocabulary in spoken Mandarin and the integration of corpus- based findings into language pedagogy   (p. 13)


  Part 2. Phonetics and Phonology (1 - 10)

  1. Yufen Chang
    The phonology of ABB reduplication in Taiwanese   (p. 28)
  2. Yen-Chen Hao
    Tonal adaptation of English loanwords in Cantonese   (p. 42)
  3. Ting L. Huang 
    Prosodic influences on Chinese tongue twisters   (p. 55)
  4. Chien-Hui Lee
    The reconstruction of sk- and kr- clusters about Fang Kuei Li   (p. 65)
  5. Yu-Leng Lin
    Tests of analytic bias in native Mandarin speakers and native southern Min speakers   (p. 81)
  6. Hsiu-Hsueh Liu 劉秀雪
    漢語鼻尾小稱與詞根的互動   (p. 93)
  7. Chin-Wei Wu
    Partial-reduplication with fixed segmentism in Chinese dialects—An Optimality Theory Approach   (p. 108)
  8. Huili Zhang 张慧丽
    偃师方言的儿化及相关问题   (p. 120)


Part 3. Studies in Language Acquisition  (11 – 14)

  1. Agnes Weiyun He
    Conversational repair: Where modality and morality converge   (p. 138)
  2. Jidong Chen and Ruixi Ai
    Encoding motion and state change in L2 Mandarin   (p. 149)
  3. Po-Ting Chen
    Topic and topic-comment structures in first language acquisition of Mandarin Chinese   (p. 165)
  4. Hsiang-Ting Andrea Wu
    Roles of pictures and native language in lexical processing for elementary American learners   (p. 178)


Part 4. Study in Historical Linguistics   (15)

  1. Jung-Im Chang
    Grammatical changes reflected in the chapters "Yaodian" (堯典) and "Gaoyao mo" 皋陶謨 in the Shangshu (尚書) and relevant chapters in Shiji 史記   (p. 196)


Part 5. Semantics and Syntax: A Functional Approach   (16 – 29)

  1. Liang Tao
    Serial verb construction in Mandarin Chinese: The interface of syntax and semantics   (p. 209)
  2. Tao Ming
    Grammatical roles of the head noun in Chinese relative clauses   (p. 229)
  3. Hui Cao
    Discourse-oriented distributivity in Mandarin Chinese   (p. 247)
  4. Xiao-Qin Deng 邓小琴
    香港粤语入文变异研究1: 以香港报刊杂志语言使用为例   (p. 256)
  5. Chin-Man Kuo
    The meaning of S-topics in Mandarin: A crosslinguistic comparison   (p. 271)
  6. Pei-Jung Kuo
    Possessor raising and BA construction   (p. 291)
  7. Zanhui Huang and Yan Jiang
    The function of měi in měi-NPs   (p. 304)
  8. Ni Eng Lim
    Stance-taking with Wo Jue De in conversational Chinese   (p. 323)
  9. Wan-Hua Lin
    Preferred argument structure in Chinese: A comparison among conversations, narratives and written texts   (p. 341)
  10. Binmei Liu
    Chinese discourse markers in oral speech of mainland Mandarin speakers   (p. 358)
  11. Tom McClive
    Romanization patterns in Chinese as evidenced by a personal name corpus   (p. 375)
  12. Fei Ren
    Aspect and modality of yinggai   (p. 388)
  13. Juan Wang
    A corpus-based study on the Chinese near-synonymous verbs of running   (p. 399)
  14. Hui Zhang 张慧
    现代汉语非宾格结构的内部句法差异   (p. 417)


Part 6. Studies in Generative Grammar (30 – 39)

  1. Y.-H. Audrey Li and Shi-Zhe Huang
    Looking into clauses   (p. 436)
  2. Hsiang-Yun Chen
    Logophoricity and ziji   (p. 464)
  3. Hsu-Te Johnny Cheng
    Right node raising: Some perspectives from Mandarin Chinese   (p. 482)
  4. I-Ta Chris Hsieh
    Even-focus and VP-fronting in Mandarin Chinese   (p. 494)
  5. Rui-heng Ray Huang
    Resolving a subject-object asymmetry with respect to existential polarity Wh-phrases   (p. 508)
  6. Xiao-You Kevin Huang
    Multiple-modal constructions in Mandarin Chinese: A cartographic approach and an MP perspective   (p. 524)
  7. Chao Li
    Argument realization: Particularities and universals   (p. 541)
  8. Grant Xiaoguang Li
    Distributivity in ellipsis in Chinese   (p. 553)
  9. Kening Li
    An OT analysis of informational focus in Mandarin Chinese   (p. 566)
  10. Lyn Shan Tieu
    Standard vs. sideward movement in verb copying   (p. 584)