Essays about: "Language ideologies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words Language ideologies.

  1. 1. Film, Critical Language Awareness and the English Subject : An Example of Promoting CLA by Using Film as Teaching Material.

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Phillip Molin-Wilkinson; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This essay argues that an effective means of promoting critical language awareness (CLA) in the English subject in Swedish upper-secondary schools is to use socially critical, realistic film about contemporary social issues as a teaching material. To demonstrate this, the essay conducts a critical discourse analysis (CDA) of scenes from the selected materials drawn from the film This Is England and the TV series Little Britain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Make America Exceptional Again - Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Julian Donno; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Donald Trump; Inauguration Address; American exceptionalism; Power; Ideology;

    Abstract : Using Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), this study seeks to illustrate how Donald Trump’s Inauguration Address incorporates elements of power which are embedded in various forms of American exceptionalism. Since the American myth of exceptionalism does not necessarily reveal itself at first glance, this thesis traces its variety of roots back in American history. READ MORE

  3. 3. Critical Discourse Analysis of online News Headlines: A Case of the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Daria Lombardi; [2018]
    Keywords : critical discourse analysis; sociocognitive approach; online news; news headlines; representation;

    Abstract : This thesis is a critical investigation of the language used in online news headlines to report the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which took place on February 14, 2018 in Florida, United States. By analyzing 50 online news headlines, published by five of the most popular national and local news outlets, the purpose of this study is to understand how the words chosen by the journalists contribute to creating particular meanings, or representations of the event, and if through these representations any hidden ideologies are put forward. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reading The Catcher in the Rye in the EFL classroom : A didactic perspective of the reasons and consequences for banning or censoring literature

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Josefin Gustavsson; [2018]
    Keywords : The Catcher in the Rye; banned literature; censored literature; EFL classroom; cultural studies; triggered instances; ideologies; America; Sweden;

    Abstract : By discussing the ethical issues with banned and censored literature, students can learn how to approach a text written in different contexts. The essay brings to light the triggered instances, which lead to banning The Catcher in the Rye in American schools in the 1950s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding and Dealing with Dyslexia in the EFL Classroom

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Melissa Ferreira Dos Santos; [2018]
    Keywords : dyslexia; EFL; educational policy; discourses; teacher agency; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Dyslexia is a problem that can limit someone’s life if the person does not receive the appropriate support in order to develop strategies to deal with it, and it is not limited to one’s first language. The first limitations appear early in life during the school years as the child struggles with literacy issues. READ MORE