Essays about: "English Newspapers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words English Newspapers.

  1. 1. Extramural English: Swedish upper secondary students’ beliefs on using and learning English outside the classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Pjotrs Hlebnikovs; [2017]
    Keywords : Second Language acquisition; Second Language Learning; Extramural English EE ; gender and language learning; out-of-school learning;

    Abstract : The present study examines students’ use, attitudes and preferences, when it comes to EE (Extramural English). EE is defined as English language activities that learners are engaged in outside their ordinary language class, such as reading books, reading newspapers/magazines, watching TV, watching films, surfing the Internet, playing video games, listening to music, etc. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”By the iron hand of oppression" : The performance of the parliamentary election contest in Nottingham and Middlesex 1802-1803

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Blomgren Alvar; [2017]
    Keywords : Georgian elections; political history; history of democracy; Georgian politics; Parlamentary reform; reform movement; radicals; radicalism; Pittite repression; Gagging acts; two acts; seditious meetings act; treason act; habeas corpus suspension act; habeas corpus; Nottingham; Middlesex; 1802 general election; parlamentary elections; controverted elections; 19th century; nineteenth century; treaty of Amiens; Joseph Birch; Daniel Coke; William Mainwaring; Francis Burdett; Mary Rich; Cold Bath prison; newspapers; citizenship; nationality; British national identity; English national identity; gender; masculinity; independence; working-class; lower-class; crowds; women; female; political propaganda; political artifacts; vestiary affronts; space; place; power; emotions; collective emotions; solidarity; doing politics; social practice; practice theory; practice-as-entity; practice-as-performance; Elizabeth Shove; Ducking; spencering; Hanoverian;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate how politics was done at the level of the parliamentary constituencies at the time of the treaty of Amiens 1802-1803. This is achieved through two case studies of the elections in Middlesex and Nottingham, which are investigated as social practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Newspaper-a Frequently Updated Teaching-Material : A study about the potential of newspapers as a source of teaching-material for second languagelearners in the English Classroom

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    Author : Robert Nyström; [2017]
    Keywords : Newspapers Article Learning Teaching Students;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the way in newspapers are used for the teaching andlearning of English. In particular, the way teachers say they use newspapers in the Englishclassroom and the way newspapers are perceived by their students. READ MORE

  4. 4. These women’s verbs : A combined corpus and discourse analysis on reporting verbs about women and men in Czech media 1989–2015

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Slaviska språk

    Author : Irene Elmerot; [2017]
    Keywords : Critical discourse analysis; corpus linguistics; media language; Czech; reporting verbs; gender differentiation; Kritisk diskursanalys; korpuslingvistik; mediaspråk; tjeckiska; anföringsverb; könsdifferentiering;

    Abstract : This study aims at analyzing how women and men in five different professions are portrayed and represented through reporting verbs in Czech media over a period of 25 years (end of 1989 to the beginning of 2015). The empirical data consist of entire newspapers and magazines in the source material, a subcorpus from the Czech National Corpus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ukrainian Language Policy: The Status of Russian in English Language Medium Ukrainian and Russian Newspapers and in the Linguistic Landscape of Four Regions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Svetlana L'Nyavskiy; [2016]
    Keywords : language policy; corpus-assisted discourse study CADS; Ukraine; Russia; linguistic landscape; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Following a long-standing sociolinguistic pursuit to investigate language policy through complex non-linear models that analyze historical, structural, political and social processes that produce, contextualize, circulate and negotiate particular ideologies, beliefs and myths about languages and their values through meaning-making activities, this master’s thesis aims to apply an interpretive approach to corpus-assisted discourse analysis and appropriate elements of nexus analysis to an investigation of the status of the Russian in the language policy of Ukraine during the period of 2010 to 2015. Regarding language policies as a complex social phenomenon, this study of Ukrainian monolingual language policy is focused on investigating nexuses involving policymaking, its interpretation by various political players, and implementation aiming to answer the question of how established and circulating discourses mediate, negotiate and regulate relations between Ukrainian and Russian languages. READ MORE