Essays about: "differences in british"

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  1. 16. Divided by a common language : A comparative study of preferences for, and use of, American and British English vocabulary among students in Swedish upper secondary and tertiary education

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Mattias Bergström; [2016]
    Keywords : American English; British English; EFL; variety preference; variety use;

    Abstract : This comparative study aims to discover and demonstrate the potential division in preferences for, and use of, AmE and BrE vocabulary by examining the possible influence of variety shift, motivation, gender, and language contact among 181 EFL students in one upper secondary school and one university in Sweden. Accordingly, the material, a questionnaire, was distributed to probe the preferences and potential inclination factors through solicitation of background information and personal attitudes towards English. READ MORE

  2. 17. Media and the ‘Miracle of Munich’: British Media Reports on the Munich Crisis, the Munich agreement, and its consequences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : André Chiesa; [2016]
    Keywords : Munich Agreement; Neville Chamberlain; Appeasement; British newspapers; Agenda setting; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Using agenda setting theory, I have conducted a content analysis of British local newspaper articles to analyze reports regarding the Munich Agreement, which was signed September 30th, 1938. The theory is based on the assumption that media "controls" the reality which is shared with the readers. READ MORE

  3. 18. The Impact of the Euro Crisis on Corporate Capital Sources in France, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Florian Schmidt; [2016]
    Keywords : Capital sources; financial constraint; European sovereign debt crisis;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of the European sovereign debt crisis on alternative capital sources of public companies from France, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Specifically, it studies which financing choices expose a company to potential bank lending and demand shocks during the Euro crisis. READ MORE

  4. 19. Media and its portrayal of terrorism : A Critical Discourse Analysis of the influence of media

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Eriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : Terrorism; Islam; Media; Critical Discourse Analysis; United Kingdom;

    Abstract : The power of media in the formation of opinion is well documented. We use the information that surrounds us to form our own opinion, but how is it that opinion can become “public”? How susceptible are we to influences of prejudice and pre-constructed elements in media? The principle interest of this study is to examine how media coverage can differ between news outlets; are there, in fact, traces of opinion altering the content in mass media?         By using a methodological framework based on the theories of Critical Discourse Analysis, this thesis sets out to determine the difference in the broadcasting of opinion between two British newspapers. READ MORE

  5. 20. Social Mobility and Educational Inequality in England: A Regional Breakdown

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Scott Harvey; [2016]
    Keywords : Social Mobility; Education; Educational Inequality; Meritocracy; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The UK has one of the lowest rates of social mobility in the developed world. While ample research has been published on the stratification of British society resulting from this, far less UK-specific work looks to unpack the processes which ensure these divides persist. READ MORE