Essays about: "collocations in english"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words collocations in english.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Irish loanwords in English varieties

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Emma Fristedt; [2015]
    Keywords : Irish loanwords; English varieties; Collocations; Word use; Language contact;

    Abstract : This essay will discuss and research the width and frequency of Irish loanwords in contemporary English varieties. The meanings, uses, differences, similarities and collocations of selected words will be discussed and analyzed in order to find answers to the research questions asked. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Absolutely amplified : A corpus study of amplifiers, their usage and collocations in two different corpora

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Alexander Willstedt; [2014]
    Keywords : adverbs; amplifiers; collocations; corpus-studies; gendered language; linguistics; normalization;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the usage and frequencies of amplifiers in the English language and whether there are differences in usage, collocations and in gender. The material used is the Swedish-English Corpus (SWENC), a collection of Swedish native speaking journalists writing in English, and the Corpus of American Soaps (SOAP), a collection of American soap opera scripts. READ MORE