Essays about: "collocations in english"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words collocations in english.

  1. 1. The Use of MAKE and TAKE by Spanish and Italian Learners of English : A Corpus Study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Alejandra Mateo Vázquez; [2018]
    Keywords : learner corpus research; high-frequency verbs; Spanish and Italian learners of English.;

    Abstract : The present paper investigates the use of two high–frequency verbs: make and take. These verbs are particularly interesting since they express basic meaning (the meaning of the verb is mostly determined by its combinations). Therefore, they do not constitute a problem in learners’ comprehension. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Transfer in Italian High School Students' Written Production in English

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Sara Frigerio; [2018]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition L1 transfer Italian mother tongue Error analysis Writing production;

    Abstract : This study aims at exploring to what extent transfer plays a role for young Italian learners of English. The informants consisted of a group of Italian high school students whose English written compositions are investigated. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role-playing game Final Fantasy 7 and English vocabulary development

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Joel Jakobsson; Sara Ullman; [2017]
    Keywords : Video games; digital games; Final Fantasy 7; English language development; vocabulary; vocabulary acquisition; academic words; words to show time aspect; collocations; frequency; keywords; corpus; syllabus;

    Abstract : Abstract In this study, the role-playing game Final Fantasy 7 was analysed in regards of its qualities for English language development. Areas concerning language, specifically vocabulary, and video games explored in this study were academic words, words that express time, collocations, frequency, and keywords. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating effects of L1 influence and phrase type on L2 processing of contextualized phraseological units – A self-paced reading experiment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Marcus Olofsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay investigates the online L2 processing of restricted collocations and figurative idioms. Earlier research has shown there to be a difference in how these word combinations are processed depending on a variety of factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tudor and Stuart England and the Significance of Adjectives : A Corpus Analysis of Adjectival Modification, Gender Perspectives and Mutual Information Regarding Titles of Social Rank Used in Tudor and Stuart England

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Niclas Vikström; [2015]
    Keywords : Historical sociolinguistics; corpus linguistics; variationist theory; Renaissance English; Late Middle and Early Modern English; titles of social rank; Tudor and Stuart England; the Corpus of Early English Correspondence Sampler CEECS ; adjectival modification; semantic domains; collocations; type token ratios; gender; mutual information.;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study has been to investigate how titles of social rank used in Tudor and Stuart England are modified by attributive adjectives in pre-adjacent position and the implications that become possible to observe. Using the Corpus of Early English Correspondence Sampler (CEECS) the present work set out to examine adjectival modification, gender perspectives and MI (Mutual Information) scores in order to gain a deeper understanding of how and why titles were modified in certain ways. READ MORE