Essays about: "Linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 317 essays containing the word Linguistics.

  1. 1. QUEER JAPANESE. The modern-day language usage of Japanese LGBTQ+ people

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2022-01-25]
    Keywords : japanska; Linguistics; sociolinguistics; queer; LGBTQ; Japanese; analysis;

    Abstract : Gendered language is a well-known feature of Japanese, but how is it applied by a speaker who does not fit the cisgender or heteronormative standards in society? In a 2010 study, Hideko Abe published a book titled Queer Japanese, which addressed this exact question. Although incredibly thorough and informative, the book is now over a decade old, and the findings may no longer be accurate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speech Fluency and Ageing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för lingvistik och kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Harry Polfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : fluency; age; ageing; aging; linguistics; language; disfluencies; disfluency; dysfluency; dysfluencies; speech; error; errors; psycholinguistics; pause; pauses; repetition; repetitions; lengthening; lengthenings; prolongation; prolongations; swedish; interruption; interruptions; filled; unfilled; unfilled pause; unfilled pauses; filled pause; filled pauses; speech error; speech errors; speech fluency; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Several physiological changes in the speech production process in old age have been documented, yet studies of cognitive changes are few and inconclusive. The current study investigates changes in rates of disfluencies, rates of speech errors and speech rate to examine if speech fluency changes throughout the adult lifespan, as well as whether the influence of task complexity on fluency remains constant regardless of the age of the speaker. READ MORE

  3. 3. Directness and indirectness in the pursuit of love : A qualitative study on manifestations of directness and indirectness in the reality TV show Love on the Spectrum

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Malin Ringqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Directness; indirectness; implicature; entertainment;

    Abstract : When it comes to human communication, there are several possible ways of expressing the same idea. This is often explained in terms of direct and indirect speech acts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Laughing til' I'm dead : A qualitative study of emojis in laughable contexts

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Ilona Kröll; [2022]
    Keywords : TikTok; Laughter; Emoji; Preference; CMC;

    Abstract : Since 1990, the usage of emojis has increased and become a part of our everyday communication.The ambiguous nature of emojis has been shown by multiple previous studiesbut there is a qualitative gap in research of what the meaning of these emojis are. READ MORE

  5. 5. What essentially might be almost certain about climate change : The translation of hedges in popular science

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sofia Hamberg; [2022]
    Keywords : covert translation; hedging; lexical hedges; modal strength; modification; omission; popular science; retained translation; strategic hedges;

    Abstract : This study investigates how hedges are used in an American popular science text about the effects of climate change and to what extent their translation to Swedish is retained or modified concerning modal strength. Furthermore, the study seeks to explain the reasons behind translation choices, which affect the level of modal strength and or linguistics alterations in the target text. READ MORE