Essays about: "English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2581 essays containing the word English.

  1. 1. ENGLISH AND TAGALOG: A STUDY OF CODE SWITCHING IN PHILIPPINE TELEVISION ADVERTISEMENTS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Dianne Valize Garcia; [2021-11-15]
    Keywords : Code Switching; Philippine Advertisements; Tagalog; English; Bilingual Advertisements;

    Abstract : This paper aims to study the mixing of Tagalog and English in Philippine television advertisements. Specifically, this paper investigates three aspects: the frequency of code-switching, the types of code-switching utilising Poplack’s (1980) classification; and the motivations of code-switching employing Li’s (2000), and Bishop’s (2006) lists. READ MORE

  2. 2. PRAGMATIC TRANSFER: A STUDY OF REFUSAL STRATEGIES AMONG CHINESE LEARNERS OF ENGLISH

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Yang Song; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : English; Cross-cultural refusals; Refusal strategies; Chinese learners of English; Pragmatic transfer; Language proficiency;

    Abstract : The present study aims at exploring how negative pragmatic transfer has affectedChinese learners of English in terms of the completion of cross-cultural refusals and thecorrelation between their linguistic proficiency and pragmatic competence. The empirical datawere collected through an elicitation instrument, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. LIFE IN ISOLATION - A Corpus-Based Study of the Use of the Word Element Iso during the Covid-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tove Nilsson; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : English; blending; clipping; compounding; coronavirus corpus; Covid-19; English word-formation; neologisms; semantics; vocabulary;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study is to investigate frequencies and semantic usages of the word element iso in a corpus of newspapers and magazines related to COVID-19, the so called the Coronavirus Corpus. The coronavirus pandemic has led to many new words and expressions and it is thus of interest to examine how often such neologisms are used, as well as what they might communicate semantically. READ MORE

  4. 4. Påskkärringar or cute witches? How cultural words are translated in tourist information websites

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Astrid Liedholm; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : English; cultural words; translation; translation strategies; Extralinguistic Cultural References; word analysis; tourist information;

    Abstract : This study investigates how some words are more tied to a specific culture than others, and how that can create issues in terms of translation. This essay shows the various strategies used when translating these so-called ‘cultural’ words into another language. READ MORE

  5. 5. RESPONSIBLE WOMEN AND ANALYTICAL MEN Developing Swedish Gendered Lexica for Detection of Gender Bias in Job Advertisements

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Saga Hansson; Konstantinos Mavromatakis; [2021-09-27]
    Keywords : Gender Bias Detection; Machine Translation; Fairness in AI;

    Abstract : In this research, we examine gender bias in Swedish job advertisements with the use of gendered lexica.Gendered lexica can be employed to ascertain whether job advertisements are written with words that are associated with more masculine or feminine traits. READ MORE