Essays about: "differences in british"

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  1. 21. 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

  2. 22. 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

  3. 23. The embodied meanings of towards and against Two English prepositions from a cognitive and contrastive linguistics perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Maria Forsmann; [2014-02-19]
    Keywords : english; polysemy; cognitive linguistics; spatial scene; trajector; contrastive linguistics; corpus; equivalent;

    Abstract : This is a study of semantic differences in the use of the English prepositions towards and against analysed in terms of cognitive linguistics. The data for this analysis is provided by a selection of 120 sentence examples from the British National Corpus, BNC. READ MORE

  4. 24. The British hedgerow in Sweden : Dealing with spatial differences and reader differences related to the author-reader relationship and culture-specific referents aided by a translation-oriented text analysis model

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Helen Adolfsson; [2014]
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  5. 25. Cunning Punning and Cultural References : Translating the typically British to Swedish

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Ingrid Lundquist; [2014]
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    Abstract : The main purpose of this study is to analyse what translation strategies can be used for rendering puns and cultural references, from English into Swedish, found in a text that humorously presents stereotypically British phenomena. The study also aims to determine whether the strategies are mainly source-oriented or target-oriented and to point out some similarities and differences between the translation strategies used for puns and cultural references. READ MORE