Essays about: "differences in british"

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  1. 1. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cross-Cultural Web Design: Differences in Chinese and Western web use and interface design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Marcus Liljenberg; [2018]
    Keywords : User-experience; Cross-culture; Web design; Holistic processing; Analytical processing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As globalization and technological innovations continue to support the rise of multinational corporations, it has become increasingly pressing for business to cater to a worldwide audience. Particularly, websites from these companies must be both navigable and easily comprehendible to individuals across cultures to cater to global audiences. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Dangerous Beauty' : a feminist analysis of the U.S. and the U.K. media’s portrayal of female soldiers through the case of Private First Class Lynndie England

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Frida Bergqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Military; female soldiers; Lynndie England; U.S. media; U.K. media; militarised femininity; deductive content analysis; victimisation; demonisation; trivialisation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to understand how, and why, the media is sustaining traditional gender norms in their portrayal of female soldiers. The primary material of the study consists of articles published by newspapers in the United States and the United Kingdom, describing PFC. Lynndie England and her actions in the Abu Ghraib scandal. READ MORE

  4. 4. The expression of stance in English L1 and L2 student writing : A corpus-based study of adverbial stance marking

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elisabete Ferreira; [2018]
    Keywords : academic writing; adverbials; L2 writing; stance; student writing;

    Abstract : The increasing interest in how stance is expressed specifically in academic writing in English has generated extensive research in the past decades. Focusing on the grammatical marking of stance, this comparative study investigates the use of stance adverbials by native (L1) and nonnative (L2) speakers of English in a corpus of student academic writing. READ MORE

  5. 5. I’m sure women use more hedges, I think : A study comparing male and female usage of hedges

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Andriette Engström; [2018]
    Keywords : Hedges; I think; I’m sure; pragmaticalization; grammaticalization;

    Abstract : This study reexamines Lakoff’s (1973) claim that women use more hedges than men is true. Because of the vast number of hedges, this study focuses on two hedges: I think and I’m sure. It also investigates how the included hedges are used by men and women to express belief and opinion. READ MORE