Essays about: "grammatical gender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words grammatical gender.

  1. 1. English Errors in Swedish Upper Secondary School : A study of grammatical errors and errors as a result of transfer, produced by Swedish Upper secondary students

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Catarina Kulborg; [2020]
    Keywords : Error analysis; Swedish learners of English; Second Language Acquisition SLA ; Transfer; Language and Gender; English Language Teaching ELT ; Uppsala Learner English Corpus ULEC ;

    Abstract : This is a study that employs error analysis to investigate written production in English, by Swedish upper secondary learners of English, in order to determine which linguistic errors most commonly occur amongst this group, and to compare the results between first-year students and third-year students for a possible indication of which error types continue to occur throughout upper secondary school. The error categories included in this study are grammatical errors and errors as a result of transfer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Problematic Prepositions for Swedish Students of English

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Leonard Lindahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Prepositions; Swedish-English; transfer; SLA;

    Abstract : This study investigates prepositional errors that Swedish 16-year-old students of English produce. The study attempts to understand why English L2 students in Sweden struggle with prepositions by looking at research within the SLA field regarding transfer, interlanguage transfer, implicit and explicit learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. A comparative study of the grammatical gender systems of languages by means of analysing word embeddings

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Hartger Veeman; [2020]
    Keywords : word embeddings; grammatical gender; computational linguistics; language representations;

    Abstract : The creation of word embeddings is one of the key breakthroughs in natural language processing. Word embeddings allow for words to be represented semantically, opening the way to many new deep learning methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Error Analysis of Subject-Verb Agreement by Swedish Learners of English : Corpus-Based Study of the Difficulties Surrounding Subject-Verb Agreement for Swedish Students

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Viktor Molin; [2020]
    Keywords : Error Analysis; SLA; Swedish; ELT; Subject-Verb Agreement;

    Abstract : This study investigates subject-verb agreement errors produced by students in upper secondary school in Sweden. The research was conducted in an attempt to understand why students acquiring English as their L2 struggle with learning subject-verb agreement, and to categorize the grammatical environments which cause students to produce errors related to subject-verb agreement. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Micro-Typological Study of Shina : A Hindu Kush Language Cluster

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Nina Knobloch; [2019]
    Keywords : Micro-typology; Indo-Aryan languages; Greater Hindu Kush; Shina;

    Abstract : In this thesis, 9 Indo-Aryan languages which have previously been classified as Shina languages were analyzed. A cognate analysis of basic vocabulary was conducted, in order to explore the relatedness of the languages. READ MORE