Adam Schembri
Adam Schembri
Other namesAdam C Schembri
English Language and Linguistics, University of Birmingham
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Australian Sign Language (Auslan): An introduction to sign language linguistics
T Johnston, A Schembri
Cambridge University Press, 2007
Rethinking ‘classifiers’ in signed languages
A Schembri
Perspectives on classifier constructions in sign languages, 13-44, 2003
On defining lexeme in a signed language
T Johnston, AC Schembri
Sign language & linguistics 2 (2), 115-185, 1999
The British Sign Language (BSL) norms for age of acquisition, familiarity, and iconicity
DP Vinson, K Cormier, T Denmark, A Schembri, G Vigliocco
Behavior research methods 40, 1079-1087, 2008
Comparing action gestures and classifier verbs of motion: Evidence from Australian Sign Language, Taiwan Sign Language, and nonsigners' gestures without speech
A Schembri, C Jones, D Burnham
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 10 (3), 272-290, 2005
First language acquisition differs from second language acquisition in prelingually deaf signers: Evidence from sensitivity to grammaticality judgement in British Sign Language
K Cormier, A Schembri, D Vinson, E Orfanidou
Cognition 124 (1), 50-65, 2012
Building the British Sign Language corpus
A Schembri, J Fenlon, R Rentelis, S Reynolds, K Cormier
Language Documentation & Conservation 7, 136-154, 2013
Pronouns and pointing in sign languages
K Cormier, A Schembri, B Woll
Lingua 137, 230-247, 2013
Lexicalisation and de-lexicalisation processes in sign languages: Comparing depicting constructions and viewpoint gestures
K Cormier, D Quinto-Pozos, Z Sevcikova, A Schembri
Language & communication 32 (4), 329-348, 2012
The use of space with indicating verbs in Auslan: A corpus-based investigation
L De Beuzeville, T Johnston, AC Schembri
Sign language & linguistics 12 (1), 53-82, 2009
Phonological variation and change in Australian and New Zealand Sign Languages: The location variable
A Schembri, D McKee, R McKee, S Pivac, T Johnston, D Goswell
Language variation and change 21 (2), 193-231, 2009
Lexical variation and change in British Sign Language
R Stamp, A Schembri, J Fenlon, R Rentelis, B Woll, K Cormier
PLoS One 9 (4), e94053, 2014
Variation, lexicalization and grammaticalization in signed languages
T Johnston, A Schembri
Langage et société 131 (1), 19-35, 2010
Variable “subject” presence in Australian Sign Language and New Zealand Sign Language
R McKee, A Schembri, D McKee, T Johnston
Language Variation and Change 23 (3), 375-398, 2011
'Real data are messy': Considering cross-linguistic analysis of constituent ordering in Auslan, VGT, and ISL
T Johnston, M Vermeerbergen, A Schembri, L Leeson
Trends in Linguistics Studies and Monographs 188, 163, 2007
Variation in handshape and orientation in British Sign Language: The case of the ‘1’hand configuration
J Fenlon, A Schembri, R Rentelis, K Cormier
Language & Communication 33 (1), 69-91, 2013
Using conversational data to determine lexical frequency in British Sign Language: The influence of text type
J Fenlon, A Schembri, R Rentelis, D Vinson, K Cormier
Lingua 143, 187-202, 2014
On the conventionalization of mouth actions in Australian Sign Language
T Johnston, J Van Roekel, A Schembri
Language and Speech 59 (1), 3-42, 2016
Building BSL SignBank: The lemma dilemma revisited
J Fenlon, K Cormier, A Schembri
International Journal of Lexicography 28 (2), 169-206, 2015
Indicating verbs as typologically unique constructions: Reconsidering verb ‘agreement’in sign languages
A Schembri, K Cormier, J Fenlon
Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 3 (1), 2018
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