Essays about: "differences in british"

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  1. 21. Different ‘colo(u)rs’ of the English language : A corpus-based study on Swedes’ choices in spelling, vocabulary and grammar

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Therese Larsson; [2015]
    Keywords : American and British English; corpora; English as a foreign language; lexical variation; linguistics; non-finite complementation; spelling;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to discover if Swedish writers use American or British spelling, vocabulary and grammar when writing a text in English. The focus is on differences in spelling categories, lexical variation between the two varieties as well as differences in the usage of non-finite complementation. READ MORE

  2. 22. From Abominable to Zealous

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Måns Jonsson; [2014-10-13]
    Keywords : Usage guides; stigmatised language; diachronic change; prescriptivism; descriptivism; linguistic prestige;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine the views on linguistic phenomena which have been criticised during the past century. The material used is six British usage guides published between 1906 and 2010 in which five controversial points of usage are selected for study. READ MORE

  3. 23. Communicating Climate Change: Content analysis of British and Russian website coverage of climate change

    University essay from IT-universitetet i Göteborg/Tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Vytaute Erlickyte; [2014-07-01]
    Keywords : climate change; news websites; balanced reporting; framing; linguistic repertoires;

    Abstract : The issue of climate change is central to contemporary society. As our reliance on the media is constantly growing, media plays a crucial role of forming society’s perception of climate change and is often deemed to be responsible for lack of action among people in order to improve situation and reduce emission of carbon dioxide. READ MORE

  4. 24. Country-specific differences in disclosure compliance –A quantitative study comparing the compliance degree of paragraph 134 in IAS 36 Impairment of Assets in Sweden and the United Kingdom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonatan Rubenson; Therese Schagerlind; [2014-06-10]
    Keywords : Compliance; Disclosure; Goodwill; IAS 36; IFRS; Impairment; Multible Regression; Sweden; the United Kingdom;

    Abstract : Backgroundandproblemdiscussion:Since2005alllistedcompaniesintheEuropeanUnionhavebeenobligatedtoapplytheIFRSregulations.Thepurposeoftheimplementationistoincreasethetransparencyandcomparability,whichinthelongrunaimstoharmonisetheaccountingbehaviour. READ MORE

  5. 25. Bad Language in Reality: A study of swear words, expletives and gender in reality television

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Anna Fälthammar Schippers; [2014-04-28]
    Keywords : Engelska; swear words; expletives; covert prestige; gender; reality television;

    Abstract : This essay is a study on swearing in modern English on television from a sociolinguistic point of view, taking into account the effect that variables such as nationality, social class and gender might have on the expletive usage in the examined material. After a general discussion of expletives and their functions, the question of whether there is a relationship between gender and the use of expletives is addressed. READ MORE