Essays about: "gender and language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 296 essays containing the words gender and language.

  1. 1. GENDER-STEREOTYPES, FOOD AND ADVERTISING. An Analysis of Gender-role Portrayal and Gendered Language in Japanese Video Commercials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Niklas Sjöberg; [2020-06-09]
    Keywords : SIK; japanska; Japanese; Gender; Stereotypes; advertising; language;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate Japanese gender stereotypes through the analysis of gender role portrayals in video commercials of the product category food and cooking, as well as by observing the use of gender specific language by the characters of the commercials. This is done through a combined quantitative and qualitative analysis of 115 commercials collected from online sources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning by gaming : A comparison of how Swedish upper secondary male and female students learn English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Annette Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : extramural English; multiplayer online games;

    Abstract : Earlier research has suggested that online gaming can be an effective way of acquiring English as a second or foreign language. It can both increase language proficiency (vocabulary or oral proficiency) and have a positive impact on affective filters such as motivation or willingness to communicate. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effects of Using Video Games Compared to Traditional Methods in an EFL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Julia Ström; Emelie Fröjd; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL; English as a Foreign Language; video games; vocabulary; teaching method; digital literacy;

    Abstract : In an ever more digitalised society, there is a growing interest in digital pedagogic aids and a growing need for pedagogues to utilize new digital tools. The importance of being able to survey and evaluate information from digital sources is paramount, and the Swedish school system is responsible for teaching pupils these skills. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender & race in digital game cultures: A critical discourse analytical approach to Metacritic game reviews

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oskar Bork; [2020]
    Keywords : Feminist CDA; Gender; Digital methods; Game studies; Alt-Right; Feministisk CDA; Genus; Digitala metoder; Spelstudier; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines user reviews of the video game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Machine games 2017). From a total of 560 reviews, 176 reviews engaging with social and political issues in the game was selected for a critical discourse analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. A study of bai and tai : A sociolinguistic variation study of the sentence-final particles bai and tai used in the Fukuoka dialect.

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Japanska

    Author : Gabriel Levander; [2020]
    Keywords : Japan; dialect; particles;

    Abstract : This paper investigated the difference of usage of the sentence-final particles of bai and tai that are used in the Fukuoka dialect from a sociolinguistic variation study perspective. Social factors such as age, gender and social network were gathered through a survey, in which the results were analyzed, and patterns identified. READ MORE