Essays about: "accents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word accents.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. In the name of ♥︎

    University essay from Konstfack/Grafisk design & illustration

    Author : Camille Thomas; [2019]
    Keywords : video; visual arts; visual communication; politics; nation-state; responsibility; digital; social media; gender politics;

    Abstract : In a book, I have gathered 2 years of research on the heart symbol in the context of social media and the responsibility of Facebook Inc. in the propagation of hate speech. In parallel, new far-right parties such as Alternativ för Sverige use the heart symbol as a logo. READ MORE

  3. 3. A lack of flæ:r : A comparative study of English accent stereotypes in fantasy role-playing games

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Eugen Hellström; [2019]
    Keywords : Fantasy role-playing games; phonology; stereotypes; English accents;

    Abstract : This study analyzes the use of linguistic stereotypes in two fantasy role-playing games, Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt and Dragon Age: Origins with a focus on phonology. It investigates how accent stereotypes are used and why they are important for characters in video games, for example regarding prestige and attractiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transnational Identities in Julia Alvarez’s How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Yisel Alvarez Suarez; [2019]
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  5. 5. Teaching and Assessing Student's Accents : The Challenge of Working with the Multitude of Accents in the English-Speaking World

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Emma Klevskog; [2019]
    Keywords : World English; Teaching; Oral assessment; Swedish learners; Teachers; Accents; Upper secondary school;

    Abstract : Today, English is a world language and more English accents have appeared. Today it is more difficult to teach English in Sweden due to the fact that we do not know when, where or how we are going to use English in the future. READ MORE