SUKARI SALONE

 

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Educational Background


Bachelor of Arts - Linguistics - University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Master of Arts - Linguistics - University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Ph.D. - Linguistics - University of California, Los Angeles.

 

 

Research Interests


The Interface between Syntax and Semantics, Unreality, Reality and Conditional Structures in Universal Grammar, Unreality, Reality and Doubt structures in Literature:   Midaq Alley and Rosa Mistika,  Agreement with Conjoined Noun Phrases in Swahili, Dialects of English, Pidgin and Creole languages. 


 



Research Activities
Selected Publications
Teaching



Research Activities 

 

Current Research
Unreality, Reality and Doubt structures in Midaq Alley and Rosa Mistika;   Agreement with Conjoined Noun Phrases in Swahili.
 


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Selected Publications 

 

"Conditionals in Haya."  Southern California Occasional Papers in Syntax 6. (1977): 149-159.
 
"Typology of Conditionals and Conditionals in Haya."  Studies in African Linguistics. 10.1 (1979): 65-80.
 
"Vowel Coalescence & Tonal Merger in Old Moshi (Chagga): A Natural Generative Approach." Studies in African Linguistics 11.1 (1980):61-76).
 
"The Pragmatics of Conditionals in Swahili."  Journal of Pragmatics 7 (1983): 147-162.
 
"Unreality in Yoruba." Current Approaches to African Linguistics 4 (1987):339-348.
 
"Event-Semantics, Typeshifting and Teaching Swahili Verbs."  Journal of the African Language Teacher’s Association 1.2. 2000.
 
"Event Semantics and Typeshifting of Swahili Verbs: Passive." ERIC Data Base, Washington, D.C. 2003. 
 


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Teaching 

 

Teaching Areas
 
Linguistics:
 
General Linguistic Theory
Syntax
Syntax-Semantics
Introduction to Linguistics/Language     
Area Structure Courses: Bantu, Niger-Congo, Afro-Asiatic
Socio-linguistics
Child-language Acquisition
 
English:
 
English as a Second Language
English Composition
The History of English
World Literature
Modern English Grammar
Advanced Grammar
 


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