Essays about: "english literature essays"

Found 5 essays containing the words english literature essays.

  1. 1. Gender differences in syntactic complexity amongst Swedish L2 learners of English

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Adam John; [2019]
    Keywords : syntactic complexity; gender; L2 learners; ULEC; linear regression;

    Abstract : Internationally, female L2 learners of English are believed to outperform males in all areas including writing. However, in the context of Sweden, the gender gap has been reducing in recent decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discourse markers and English acquisition. : A corpus-based comparison of essays in year 9 of junior high school and year 3 of senior high school in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Annika Åborg; [2018]
    Keywords : Discourse markers; spoken grammar; written grammar; English acquisition; extramural English;

    Abstract : Using a corpus of school essays of Swedish students in year 9 and 12 of junior and senior high school, the present study compares the level of formality and frequency of discourse markers in the respective year groups. Based on previous literature, discourse markers found in the essays are categorized as either formal or informal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epistemic Modality in Linguistic and Literature Essays in English : A comparative corpus-based study of modal verbs in student claims

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Tzimopoulou Eleni; [2016]
    Keywords : academic discourse; discipline; modality; stance; hedging;

    Abstract : This study is a corpus-based comparison between student essays written in the subject areas of English linguistics and literature at undergraduate level. They are 200 Bachelor degree theses submitted at a variety of university departments (such as English, Language and Literature, Humanities, Social and Intercultural Studies) in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Emma and Clueless in the ESL Classroom: A comparative study from a Marxist perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Norah Jonsson; [2016]
    Keywords : ESL; Marxist criticism; Jane Austen; Emma; Clueless; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay provides an understanding of why a teacher of English in Sweden can use the novel Emma (1994) and the film Clueless (1995), in comparison, to describe and use Marxist literary theory in the classroom. As there are various ways of teaching the English language to adolescents, using literature and film provides a chance for teachers to teach new terminology connected to critical theory, and to show how learners can contrast and compare the world with critical eyes. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Study and Analysis of Errors in the Written Production of Swedish Adolescent Learners of English : Comparing the Evolution of a Class at Two Different Points in Time

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap

    Author : Karine Demailly Tulldahl; [2005]
    Keywords : Error Analysis; Second Language Acquisition; Interlanguage theories; Input hypothesis; Cognitive theory.;

    Abstract : The subject of this essay is a comparison of essays written by the same learners at two different points in time - i.e. while they were in the first and in the third grades of the Swedish secondary school. The essay includes a presentation of the raw data that have been used. READ MORE