Essays about: "accent in english"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words accent in english.

  1. 1. World Englishes: Attitude in the Expanding Circle Towards East and Southeast Asian Varieties of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Laura Ortu; [2021]
    Keywords : Attitude; Asian accented English; comprehensibility; likability; accentedness.;

    Abstract : English has become an essential part in our lives. It is inevitable to formulate an opinion when we meet a new person, and in particular we tend to focus our attention on the way this person speaks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pronunciation Teaching in the Swedish EFL Classroom

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

    Author : Sigrid Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English as a Foreign Language; EFL; Pronunciation; Syllabus; Native Speaker Ideal; NS; Native Speaker; Teaching in Sweden;

    Abstract : This essay aims to explore how Swedish teachers of English view the shift from a Native Speaker ideal to English as a Global Language in connection to pronunciation teaching. The essay also aims to explore how the teachers teach this in practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. L2 intonation by Swedish learners of Japanese:Analysis of pitch accent and prosodic phrasing errors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Natsumi Goto; [2020]
    Keywords : L2 Japanese intonation; Swedish learners of Japanese; L2 errors at the phrasal and sentence levels; pitch accent.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the L2 intonation of Swedish learners of Japanese with a focus on pitch accent and prosodic phrasing errors. Previous studies have attempted to predict L2 learners’ difficulties and errors, such as Contrastive Analysis Hypothesis (CAH) by Lado (1957) and Markedness Differential Hypothesis (MDH) by Eckman (1977; 1985). READ MORE

  5. 5. Differences in attitudes towards RP and GA: A study of Swedish university students with English as their L2

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Robert Vidén; [2019]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to broaden our understanding of the attitudes Swedish university students hold towards RP and GA. Although several studies have been conducted on the topic, none have sought to describe the three components traditionally assumed in the mentalist approach to language attitudes. The present study aims to bridge this gap. READ MORE