Essays about: "functional grammar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words functional grammar.

  1. 1. A Case for Generative Linguistics in New Testament Exegesis : Surveying the Current Theoretical Landscape and Possible Applicability to Biblical Studies

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för religionsvetenskap och teologi

    Author : Per Kristiansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Koine Greek; biblical Greek; syntax; generative linguistics; generative grammar; functional grammar; dependency grammar; transformational grammar; lingual hallmark; modern linguistics; parsing; compilation; minimalist program; New Testament text;

    Abstract : This essay surveys the current theoretical landscape of modern linguistics, asking whethe generative and possibly transformational linguistics can be applied to syntactic analysis of New Testament texts written in Koine Greek to find lingual hallmarks in the form of personal usage of syntactic rules that uniquely identify the authors of the texts. The conclusion is that there seems to be evidence that an application of a minimalist approach could make the detection of such lingual hallmarks possible. READ MORE

  2. 2. “All Can Achieve Beauty” : A Diachronic Multimodal Text Analysis of Skin Care Advertisements 1920-2013

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Linn Wibom; [2019]
    Keywords : Multimodality; systemic functional linguistics; visual grammar; advertisements; beauty; skin care.;

    Abstract : Advertisements are multimodal texts created to get attention from potential customers in order to sell products. Previous research has shown how advertisements’ visual and verbal features make up ideological codes that are used to affect readers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Soi Dog Foundation’s social marketing- and communication strategies : Which social marketing strategies and multimodal tools SDF has used throughout the decade

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Shannelle Sahlin; [2019]
    Keywords : social marketing; communication strategies; multimodal analysis; NGO; NPO;

    Abstract : During the past decade, there has been a growing disgust in Thailand with opposition to eating dogs in Asia and activists have unitedly with organizations encouraged the Thai government to adopt stricter animal rights laws in order to prevent the illegal dog meat trade. One of these organizations is the Thai animal welfare organization Soi Dog Foundation (SDF), that has also contributed with a controlled dog population on the Thai island Phuket and officially made it the first rabies free province in Thailand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discursive (dis)orders of Disability Research : A Critical Discourse Analysis of ’participation in research’ in Swedish Disability Research articles and overviews

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Maria Larsdotter; [2018]
    Keywords : disability research; participants; participatory; Sweden; critical discourse analysis; ideational grammar; Funktionshinderforskning; deltagare; deltagarbaserad forskning; Sverige; kritisk diskursanalys; ideationell grammatik;

    Abstract : In this thesis my aim is to analyse and discuss discourses of Swedish disability research, with focus on participation in research by disabled people. My research question is based on an observation that research overviews and evaluations repeatedly argue for the importance of participation of disabled people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teaching English grammar : A study of approaches to formal grammar instruction in the subject English in Swedish upper secondary school

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

    Author : Maureen Lugoloobi-Nalunga; [2017]
    Keywords : Grammar instruction; grammar learning; grammar acquisition; language development; second language; foreign language; EFL ESL; Second Language Acquisition; SLA.; Grammatikundervisning; grammatikinlärning; språkinlärning; språkutveckling; andraspråk; främmande språk; andraspråksinlärning.;

    Abstract : The main aim of the present study was to identify examples of practical grammar instruction methods in an EFL/ESL classroom in Swedish upper secondary school. Data was collected through classroom observations and interviews. READ MORE