Essays about: "english prepositions"

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  1. 1. An Outline of the Semantic Network of the Preposition Up in American English : A Corpus Study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Tais Fernandes Mariano; [2019]
    Keywords : Corpus Analysis; Semantic Networks; Preposition Up; American English; Second Language Learning;

    Abstract : In this study an outline is presented of the semantic network of the preposition up in American English in sentences extracted from the Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA), which was done to determine what the most common uses and meanings of the preposition are, as well as to determine if most of its possible meanings are concrete or abstract. The results show that there is a salient use and also prototypical meaning of up, and that these are major factors that impact the semantic network of the preposition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inter- and intralingual errors in Chinese students' compositions : A case study

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : David Björkegren; [2018]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition; interlingual errors; intralingual errors; Chinese learners of English; Error Analysis; Andraspråksinlärning; förstaspråksinterferens; målspråksinterferens; kinesiska studenters engelska; felanalys;

    Abstract : In this quantitative study, time controlled written English compositions by 39 Chinese university majors of English were analyzed by means of Error Analysis (EA) in order to find out what grammatical errors were made. It investigates errors made by more than one fifth of the participants, in order to see whether they can be ascribed to either interlingual or intralingual influence. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Transfer on Arab and Portuguese Learners' Use of the English Prepositions to and for.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Linda Elkafri; [2018]
    Keywords : Transfer; Arabic and Portuguese;

    Abstract : The researcher has studied, in this paper, the effect of transfer on the Arabic and Portuguese learners’ using prepositions during their process of learning English as a second language. The prepositions that the study deals with are to and, for. READ MORE

  4. 4. Thai Learners of English : An Error and Transference Analysis of the Use of Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Jacob Lotsander; [2018]
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  5. 5. The Effect of Transfer on Arab and Portuguese Learners' Use of the English Prepositions to and for.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Linda Elkafri; [2018]
    Keywords : Transfer; Arabic and Portuguese;

    Abstract : The researcher has studied, in this paper, the effect of transfer on the Arabic and Portuguese learners’ using prepositions during their process of learning English as a second language. The prepositions that the study deals with are to and, for. READ MORE