Essays about: "historical pragmatics"

Found 2 essays containing the words historical pragmatics.

  1. 1. Linguistic Politeness in Children’s Movies. : A quantitative corpus study of politeness expressions in The Movie Corpus

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sara Jaeger; [2020]
    Keywords : children’s language; diachronic approach; historical pragmatics; language change; language in film;

    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. 2. Attitudes toward English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and its position in contemporary English language curricula in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Victor Emanuel Chiorean; [2016]
    Keywords : English as a Lingua Franca ELF ; teaching attitudes; linguistic rights and representation; nativespeakerist norms; English Language Teaching ELT ; International Baccalaureate; English 7.;

    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