Essays about: "The Scope of English language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words The Scope of English language.

  1. 1. Can Wizards be Polyglots: Towards a Multilingual Knowledge-grounded Dialogue System

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Evelyn Kai Yan Liu; [2022]
    Keywords : Knowledge-grounded dialogue; Dialogue systems; Generative question answering; Multilingual question answering; Multilingual dialogue systems; Transfer learning; Multi-task learning; Sequential training; Conversational AI; Natural Language Processing NLP ; Deep learning; Machine learning;

    Abstract : The research of open-domain, knowledge-grounded dialogue systems has been advancing rapidly due to the paradigm shift introduced by large language models (LLMs). While the strides have improved the performance of the dialogue systems, the scope is mostly monolingual and English-centric. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Corrective Feedback to Improve Grammatical Accuracy in Student Writing in the EFL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Alexander Rau; Caroline Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Grammar; ESL; EFL; SLA; Corrective Feedback; Accuracy; Writing Skills; Indirect Feedback; Direct Feedback; Focused Feedback; Unfocused Feedback; Meta-linguistic Feedback; Dynamic feedback;

    Abstract : With the rise of English as the go-to language in the world, it has also become an important subject in the Swedish education system, aimed at preparing students for the English requirements expected of them in higher education and business. However, communication and content have become the main focus in the classroom, with grammar and accuracy being judged as variably important from teacher to teacher. READ MORE

  3. 3. Online news media framing of the 2021 Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Al Jazeera, BBC and CNN

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Mihaela Panayotova; Hristiana Rizova; [2021]
    Keywords : Israeli-Palestinian conflict; online media; visual framing analysis; news headlines;

    Abstract : This thesis critically analyses the language and images used by international online news media to represent the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in May 2021. In total, 270 online news headlines and featured lead images, published on the English news websites of Al Jazeera, BBC and CNN, are analyzed. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Method for the Assisted Translation of QA Datasets Using Multilingual Sentence Embeddings

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Thomas Vakili; [2020]
    Keywords : Natural Language Processing NLP ; Information Retrieval IR ; Multilingual Sentence Embeddings; QADatasets; Lesser-Resourced Languages; språkteknologi; informationssökning; språkagnostiska meningsvektorer; fråga-svarskorpusar; språk med mindre resurser;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a method which reduces the amount of labour required to translate the English question answering dataset SQuAD into Swedish. The purpose of the study is to contribute to shrinking the gap between natural language processing research in English and research in lesser-resourced languages by providing a method for creating datasets in these languages which are counterparts to those used in English. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish compulsory school students’ attitudes toward English accents: Exploring how familiarity affects our language attitudes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Leonardo Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : English accents; language attitudes; Swedish compulsory school; Received Pronunciation; General American; Australian English; Irish English.;

    Abstract : This study will explore to what extent familiarity with English accents can influence compulsory school students’ attitudes towards them. Data from questionnaires completed by 98 students were analysed. The results show that the degree of familiarity with the English accent seems to affect the attitude attributed to it. READ MORE