Chan, Marjorie K. M.                                                                                                                                       1

Cantonese Opera and the Growth and Spread of Vernacular Written Cantonese in the Twentieth Century


Chen, Imogen                                                                                                                                                    19

Intensity Difference in L2 Classroom Instruction and Grammatical Development: A Case Study on Mandarin Chinese


Drewry, Eric                                                                                                                                                      37

Testing a Model of the Adult Second Language Acquisition of Mandarin Wh-words


Emonts, Michael, Stephanie Seneff, and Mitch Peabody                                                                   56

The Need for Interactivity in Chinese Language Teaching Software


Gao, Liwei and Rong Yuan                                                                                                                          66

Linguistic Construction of Modernity in Computer-Mediated Communication


Gao, Man                                                                                                                                                            84

Preposition Incorporation in Mandarin


Gao, Qian                                                                                                                                                         104

Agreement Features and the Chinese Classifier System


Hsieh, Jia-Ling and Ching-Yi Chen                                                                                                         128

Teaching Strategy Use in Chinese Refusals: A Comparison of Email and Telephone Communication


Hu, Jianhua and Dingxu Shi                                                                                                                       146

Presupposition and Assertion in the Use of –Guo


Jiang, Yan                                                                                                                                                        152

Explicature and Explicating: Free or Linguistically Directed Enrichment


Kuong, Io-Kei Joaquim                                                                                                                                161

Sentence Topic and Finiteness in Mandarin Chinese: Their Effects on Clause Structure


Lee, Ok Joo                                                                                                                                                     178

Pitch Range in Mandarin: A Simultaneous Cue for Narrow Focus and Question

Li, Bin and Lijuan Zhang                                                                                                                             195

Intrasentential Code-Switching Between Chinese and English


Li, Chao                                                                                                                                                            203

On “Possessor Raising” in Mandarin Chinese


Li, Fangfang                                                                                                                                                    219

An Acoustic Study on Feminine Accent (女国音) in the Beijing Dialect


Li, Kening                                                                                                                                                         225

Topic-Comment Structure in Spoken Chinese Revisited


Li, Wei-shan                                                                                                                                                    242

Second Language Acquisition of the Resultative Verb Compounds in

Mandarin Chinese


Li, Xiao                                                                                                                                                              259

Lexical Properties and Chinese Resultative Compounds


Li, Yan                                                                                                                                                              277

On the Distribution of NegPs in Mandarin Chinese


Liu, Haiyong                                                                                                                                                    293

The Initial State and UG Access in Second Language Acquisition


Liu, Lunxin                                                                                                                                                       308



Lu, Bingfu and Xiaozhou Wu                                                                                                                    318

A Revisit to the Placement of Chinese Adverbials


Ma, Lili                                                                                                                                                              336

Semantic Properties of Chinese Aspectual Verbs


Ming, Tao                                                                                                                                                         354

A Corpus-Based Study of the Order of Demonstratives and Relative Clauses in Mandarin Chinese


Sanders, Robert and Satoshi Uehara                                                                                                      369

Thinking about Xiǎng in Taiwan: Some Native-Speaker Opinions


Tien, Yi Min, Mary Louis Kean, Ovid J. L. Tzeng, and Daisy L. Hung                                    386

The Semantics of Chinese Noun-Classifier Pairs


Wang, Jenny                                                                                                                                                    404

Quasi Suffixes in Mandarin Chinese


Wee, Lian Hee                                                                                                                                               422

Elision and Tone Sandhi in the Tianjin Dialect


Wu, Xiaoqi                                                                                                                                                       432

Markedness, Features of Chinese Word Order, and Its Acquisition


Xu, Heping                                                                                                                                                       441



Xu, Yi                                                                                                                                                                446

Counting and Measuring of Eventualities in Chinese and English


Xu, Zheng                                                                                                                                                         463

On the Formation of Adjective-Noun Combinations in Mandarin Chinese


Yan, Jing                                                                                                                                                           483

“What Things Are Correct”---Written Variables in a Cantonese Internet Community


Yan, Yaoliang                                                                                                                                                 495

Syntactic Properties of Yu as the Outcome of Grammaticalization


Yang, Xiaolu and Dan Xiao                                                                                                                       513

The BA Construction in Early Syntactic Development of Mandarin: A Case Study


Yuan, Rong, Liwei Gao, and Zhenlin Qiao                                                                                           529

A Probe into CALL Development and Its Potential Use in Chinese Instruction at DLI


Wang, Lianqing                                                                                                                                              536

Classifiers or Measure Words? --An Issue in Textbook Compiling


Zhang, Lan                                                                                                                                                       544

The Two Orders of Chinese Relative Clauses Re-examined