Essays about: "inner circle countries"

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  1. 1. Constructing 'the Other': A Study of Cultural Representation in English Language Textbooks

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Ivanoff; Amanda Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English Language Textbooks; ELT; cultural representation; Critical Discourse Analysis; CDA; Visual Semiotics; Circles of World Englishes; the hidden curriculum; hegemonic discourses; imagined communities; Orientalism; the Other ;

    Abstract : Educational textbooks have the power to influence pupils’ perception of the world. In the subject of English, this specifically concerns learning about cultures in different parts of the world where English is used. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Does Culture Relate to Teaching English as an International Language?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Nemo Davidsson; Erik Chiru; [2019]
    Keywords : EIL; culture; interculturality; intercultural communicative competence;

    Abstract : The goal of this research synthesis is to look at how culture is related to EIL, which is still a new area that is continuously developing. There is an extensive look at the role of interculturality and intercultural communicative competence and its connection to EIL; it has become apparent that culture in English is still rooted in old practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Student’s Self-perceived English Accent and Its Impact on Their Communicative Competence and Speaking Confidence : An Empirical Study Among Students Taking English 6 in Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Johanna Norman; [2017]
    Keywords : Perceived accent; Communicative competence; English; Upper-secondary school; Students; Impact; Sweden;

    Abstract : The English language plays an important role as a lingua franca in Sweden as well as in many countries across the European Union (EU). The ability to communicate well in English is highly valued and as a response to this, communicative competence has had an increasingly major part in the English language education and curriculums all over Europe, including the Swedish curriculum for English language education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different ‘colo(u)rs’ of the English language : A corpus-based study on Swedes’ choices in spelling, vocabulary and grammar

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Therese Larsson; [2015]
    Keywords : American and British English; corpora; English as a foreign language; lexical variation; linguistics; non-finite complementation; spelling;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to discover if Swedish writers use American or British spelling, vocabulary and grammar when writing a text in English. The focus is on differences in spelling categories, lexical variation between the two varieties as well as differences in the usage of non-finite complementation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Concreteness in Business letters : a Corpus-based Analysis of British and Pakistani English

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Akbar Ali; [2010]
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    Abstract : Linguistic features of business letters have been a research target of both linguists and business writers. In this study, the language of British and Pakistani Business letters was compared and contrasted in terms of concreteness and abstractness. READ MORE