Essays about: "Spoken English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the words Spoken English.

  1. 1. Speech and Gender in the English as a Second Language Swedish High School Classroom: a Sociolinguistic Study.

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Pedagogik

    Author : Joakim Persson; [2018]
    Keywords : Speech; Gender; Sociolinguistics; Pedagogy; Language;

    Abstract : Gender dominance has been the focus of research in recent years. However, this research was conducted in countries with less progressive stances towards gender equality than Sweden. This paper focuses on gender equality in the Swedish high school English as a second language classroom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Grammatical Effects of Affect A contrastive corpus analysis of the use and meaning of infant and baby

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Carl-Anders Karlsson; [2017-10-12]
    Keywords : Affective meaning; expressive meaning; semantics; Cognitive grammar;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at (1) outlining a basic understanding of how affective, or expressive,meaning can be understood relative to linguistic meaning and language at large, and (2) analysinghow affective meaning may relate to epistemological status and reference type in actual languageuse. The thesis' theoretical framework is largely situated within the paradigm of cognitivelinguistics, and in particular drawing from the work of Langacker (2008). READ MORE

  3. 3. Gaming and School Langauge : A study of gamers’ use of a second language and attitudes towards English during online gaming and in the classroom

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Philip Forsell; [2017]
    Keywords : Gaming; Language; School; attitudes towards English; Classroom language;

    Abstract : This research paper investigates the language that is used by upper secondary students both in gaming and in school related situations. The overarching aim is to compare the language that students in upper secondary school use during online gaming and in classroom situations and how one influences the other and what attitudes students have regarding spoken English during online gaming and in the classroom. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lost and gained in translation : Pragmatic markers in an English source text andits Swedish target text

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Cecilia Ek; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study analyses the translation of some pragmatic markers in an informal English non-fiction text and its Swedish target text. The pragmatic markers in focus are interjections, modal adverbs and question tags, and the sources of the Swedish modal particle ju are also analysed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Student’s Self-perceived English Accent and Its Impact on Their Communicative Competence and Speaking Confidence : An Empirical Study Among Students Taking English 6 in Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Johanna Norman; [2017]
    Keywords : Perceived accent; Communicative competence; English; Upper-secondary school; Students; Impact; Sweden;

    Abstract : The English language plays an important role as a lingua franca in Sweden as well as in many countries across the European Union (EU). The ability to communicate well in English is highly valued and as a response to this, communicative competence has had an increasingly major part in the English language education and curriculums all over Europe, including the Swedish curriculum for English language education. READ MORE