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Nov-2013An analysis of the use of rhetorical questions in the 2012 Legislative Council election debates in Hong KongWong, Steven Ming Chiu; Yap, Foong Ha
Dec-2012“Better left unsaid” : on the use of elliptical constructions in political discourse in Hong KongWai, Brian L. M.; Yap, Foong Ha
2010Clausal integration and the emergence of mitigative and adhortative sentence-final particles in Chinese = 小句整合與句末緩和助詞及勸告助詞的產生Yap, Foong Ha; Wang, Jiao; Lam, Charles Tsz-kwan
29-May-2014Clause-medial particles and stance-marking in CantoneseYap, Foong Ha; Wong, Tak-sum; Chor, Winnie
May-2012Conditions for the emergence of unaccusative ‘give’ in Sinitic languages : evidence from Hui’an (Southern Min)Chen, Weirong; Yap, Foong Ha
May-2012A diachronic study of epistemic kongpa in Mandarin discourseYang, Ying; Wong, Tak-sum; Yap, Foong Ha
Sep-2013"Did Obamacare create new jobs?" - an analysis of Mitt Romney’s use of rhetorical questions in the 2012 US presidential election campaignWong, Steven Ming Chiu; Yap, Foong Ha
7-Jun-2014"Did Obamacare encourage business to hire more people?" - an analysis of Mitt Romney and Barack Obama’s use of rhetorical questions in the 2012 US presidential election campaignWong, Steven Ming Chiu; Yap, Foong Ha
Aug-2012Epistemic downgrading in Cantonese conversationsYap, Foong Ha; Chor, Winnie
Sep-2011Establishing common ground in discourse : the role of discourse marker maliya in KoreanAhn, Mikyung; Yap, Foong Ha
Jun-2013Evasion strategies in Hong Kong political discourseWai, Brian L. M.; Yap, Foong Ha
May-2012Evidentiality and the upgrading and downgrading of epistemic strengths in Mandarin conversationsYang, ying; Yap, Foong Ha
Jan-2012Extensive reading and grammar acquisitionHe, Mu; Yap, Foong Ha
Jun-2012From classifier to stance marker : on the diachronic development of Cantonese go³Wong, Tak-sum; Yap, Foong Ha
Sep-2012“I am sure but I hedge” : fear expression kongpa as a rhetorical interactive strategy in Mandarin conversationYang, ying; Yap, Foong Ha; Wong, Tak-sum
Aug-2011‘I sometimes still get my tenses wrong’ : insights from studies on the interaction between lexical and grammatical aspectYap, Foong Ha
Sep-2013'Ladders for climbing up or jumping off?’ On the interpretation of metaphors in political discourse in Hong KongChan, Ariel Shuk-ling; Yap, Foong Ha
Dec-2010Non-referential uses of nominalization constructions : Asian perspectivesYap, Foong Ha; Grunow-Hårsta, Karen
Jul-2012On the development of epistemic, evidential and attitudinal marking in MalayYap, Foong Ha
Dec-2011On the development of evidential ‘say’ in ChineseChor, Winnie; Yap, Foong Ha
Sep-2012On the development of ‘say’ evidential markers in Japanese : a unified analysis of tte, datte and ndatte constructionYap, Foong Ha; Tamaji, Mizuho
2013On the emergence of finite structures from non-finite constructions : evidence from ‘say’ constructions in JapaneseTamaji, Mizuho; Yap, Foong Ha
Aug-2012On the emergence of unaccusative 'give' constructions in Sinitic languages : a diachronic and typological perspectiveChen, Weirong; Yap, Foong Ha
Jun-2012On the extended uses of evidential markers in Korean : diachronic and discourse perspectivesAhn, Mikyung; Yap, Foong Ha
May-2013On the the grammaticalization of stative verbs into continuative markers : the case of Malay asyik ‘desire’ and Cantonese gwaazyu ‘keep thinking about'Yap, Foong Ha; Chan, Ariel Shuk-ling; Wong, Tak-sum
Jun-2013“Please continue to be an anime lover” : how political identities are constructed or damaged through the deployment of characterization metaphor and humor in Hong Kong political discourseChan, Ariel Shuk-ling; Yap, Foong Ha
Jan-2012The saga of three mighty modals : a language learner’s guide to understanding how English must, may and can develop from deontic to epistemic usesYap, Foong Ha; Chen, Weirong; Chan, Mable
Aug-2012Suggestions for glossaries in graded readersHe, Mu; Yap, Foong Ha
30-Nov-2013Use of the first person pronoun ngo⁵dei⁶ and evasion in political discourse in Hong KongWai, Brian L. M.; Yap, Foong Ha
May-2014Valence-changing phenomena and stance marking in Chinese : on the development of 共 in Classical Chinese and Southern MinWong, Tak-sum; Yap, Foong Ha; Chen, Weirong
May-2013Valence-reducing phenomena concerning GIVE and TAKE in ChineseYap, Foong Ha; Chen, Weirong; Wong, Tak-sum
Oct-2012Valence-reducing phenomena in ChineseWong, Tak-sum; Yap, Foong Ha; Chen, Weirong
Jun-2014Visual metaphors and the construction of political identities : an analysis of the 2012 Hong Kong Legislative Council ElectionYap, Foong Ha; Chan, Ariel Shuk-ling
Sep-2013‘What the _?’ On the use of ellipsis and silence in sarcastic media and electoral discourse in Hong KongWai, Brian L. M.; Yap, Foong Ha
Jul-2011Whatchamacallit-type expressions in Cantonese : analyzing mat, matje, meje, and meYap, Foong Ha; Chor, Winnie; Lam, Marvin
Jun-2013Where does pragmatic marker tte come from? On the convergence of to ihite, to ifute and tote in the diachronic development of ‘say’ constructions in JapaneseYap, Foong Ha; Tamaji, Mizuho
Dec-2011Why some causative ‘give’ constructions develop beyond the passive to also form the unaccusative : evidence from Southern Min dialectsChen, Weirong; Yap, Foong Ha; Xu, Huiling