Essays about: "in value of english"

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  1. 1. "For the fifty-eleventh time" : Examining cross-linguistic properties of hyperbolic numerals and quasi-numeral expressions through parallel text extraction

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Amanda Kann; [2022]
    Keywords : hyperbole; hyperbolic quantification; numeral typology; parallel texts; quasi-numerals; hyperbol; hyperbolisk kvantifiering; kvasinumeriska uttryck; parallelltexter; räkneordstypologi;

    Abstract : In some languages, vague and exaggerated quantities can be represented using certain conventionalised numeral expressions with cross-linguistically varying values, such as Danish hundredesytten "117". Hyperbolic quantities can also be expressed using other quantifier expressions (such as English zillion) which, while they do not denote a specific numerical value, have both structural and functional similarities with exact numerals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning Words by Translations or Explanations : A study with pupils within the ASD-Spectre at the Swedish Secondary School

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Åke Strömberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Vocabulary acquisition; English; ASD-spectre; IM-program;

    Abstract : Abstract The acquisition of a sufficient vocabulary is crucial in order to learn a language. It is suggested that, to comprehend a text well, at least 95% of the words should be recognized and understood. Hence, it is of value to investigate different methods of learning new words. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can algorithms translate the world? : A digital discourse analysis of Google Translate’s algorithmic agency in the translation of news reports

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Luana Candido Fleury; [2022]
    Keywords : Algorithmic agency; translation; bilingualism; Google Translate; U.S. Capitol; critical discourse analysis; recontextualization; appraisal; ideology; Global South.;

    Abstract : Google Translate’s mission is “to enable everyone, everywhere, to understand the world and express themselves across languages” (Pitman, 2021). But are algorithms capable of leading us beyond the translation of the word toward an understanding of the world? Computational linguistics research has been interested in assessing this kind of real-world effects of technology and invited other disciplines to join their effort. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Swedish Perspective on Japanese as a Third Language. The Effects of English as Second Language

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Rebecca Malmborg; [2021-03-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Third language acquisition; L3 Japanese; L2 English; L1 Swedish;

    Abstract : Higher Japanese language studies in Sweden are exclusively taught through English textbooks. Previous research within the field of third language (L3) acquisition has studied the effects of mediating languages on L3, but not on Japanese specifically. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Brian Burns; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). READ MORE