Essays about: "historical pragmatics"
Found 2 essays containing the words historical pragmatics.
1. Linguistic Politeness in Children’s Movies. : A quantitative corpus study of politeness expressions in The Movie CorpusUniversity essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)
Abstract : This study aims to analyze explicit politeness markers such as please and thank you in children’s movies using The Movie Corpus. Differences in use over time as well as between children’s movies and other genres of film are investigated, by extracting a variety of frequencies from the corpus for further analysis. READ MORE
2. Attitudes toward English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and its position in contemporary English language curricula in SwedenUniversity essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen
Abstract : As a result of various historical, political, economic and sociocultural factors, English today witnesses a unique situation as its non-native speakers represent a clear majority in the world. This has implications for the ownership of the English language as such, the linguistic rights of its speakers and the points of departure for English Language Teaching (ELT) worldwide. READ MORE