Based on some ten hours of interview speech data, the study examines the subject's acquisition sequence of the English articles and acquisition stages for each article, syntactic locations associated with correct article use and misusage
, types of article errors, semantic functions of articles used by the learner, relationships between articles and various types of determiners, influences of the first language on the subject articles acquisition, and possible strategies of Chinese ESL learners.
There cannot be a misusage
any more than there can be a miscustom or a misvogue" (115-16).
The main problem is in misusage
or bad setup of security elements like antivirus systems, firewalls, etc.
of words occurs: "gauntlet," when "gamut" is meant; "continually," where "continuously" is correct; and the ever-popular mistaking of "enormity" for "enormous.
No doubt Simon White acted reasonably when he disciplined his wife Elizabeth "for her misusage
and intolerable misbehavior towardes him which he did in honest reasonable and moderate sorte as he beleeveth.
by modernity") simply lacks the language to talk about places as "persons" or "agents" without it sounding odd, as if it is a misusage
of the words (20).
The recognition of environmental forces as a significant role in substance abuse was an important step in moving forward in the field of prevention because researchers no longer located the problem of alcohol misusage
solely within the individual (Jones-Webb, Toomey, Short, Murray, Wagenaar, & Wolfson, 1997).
These and the multitude of other features characteristic of Canaano-Akkadian combine to make nonsense in terms of either Canaanite or Akkadian; how could speakers of either language have interpreted words like yi-il-te-qu and iz-zi-iz-ti, and disentangled the mix-up or misusage
(at first blush haphazard) of negative particles, pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions?
Education and intervention needs to focus primarily misusage
, while all the time discouraging usage.