Essays about: "Pronouns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 essays containing the word Pronouns.

  1. 1. GENDERS IN EUROPE: A qualitative study on the construction of gender-neutral language - Sweden as an example

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Nilsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : Gender-neutral language; Gender Identity; Hen; Non-binary; Pronouns; Healthcare; European Union; Sweden;

    Abstract : The visibility of individuals who advocate for and identify with genders outside the genderbinary has risen during recent years, but these individuals still face discrimination in many ways. With regard to this the European Commission launched a strategy in 2020 with focus on equal rights for LGBTIQ individuals with an indication that healthcare and gender-inclusive language are pivotal areas for strengthening equality and representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. An investigation into STEM students’ uses and perceptions of lexical repetition in their own writing

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Jamie Rinder; [2022]
    Keywords : Lexical repetition; lexical reiteration; cohesion; STEM writing;

    Abstract : The repetition of words, lexical repetition, can be an important marker of cohesion in writing, especially in domains where precision and clarity are valued. Contemporary writing in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is a such a domain. READ MORE

  4. 4. “They don’t even know this because they haven’t even heard about it” : A Qualitative Study Concerning Gaps in Grammatical Knowledge in Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Christel Törnskog; [2022]
    Keywords : grammar teaching; grammar experiences; grammar problem areas; grammar syllabus; English as a Foreign Language;

    Abstract : This study investigates what can cause significant gaps in grammatical knowledge in a class of English 5 and how such gaps can be healed or avoided. By triangulating results from two diagnostic tests, a focus group of pupils and a semi-structured interview with their teacher, data were analysed statistically and through a phenomenographic perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Use of Syntax and Lexicon Structures in Political Discourse : A Case Study of Boris Johnson’s Speeches on COVID-19

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Pantelia Emmanouil; [2022]
    Keywords : Boris Johnson; Covid-19; Lexicon Structures; Political Discourse Analysis; Syntax Structures;

    Abstract : In their book, Fairclough and Fairclough (2013) claim that political leaders’ main role is to make choices in difficult situations. Due to the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, every political leader was called to make difficult decisions and to announce them to their respective public. READ MORE