Essays about: "japanska"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 209 essays containing the word japanska.

  1. 1. TENSE IN JAPANESE THANKS. A comparison between the 1970s and 2021

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Karin Wibergh; [2021-06-21]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; tense; apology;

    Abstract : In this study, we compare how the two expressions arigatou gozaimasu (present tense) and arigatougozaimashita (past tense) are used during sessions of the Diet of Japan in the 1970s and in 2021. Wefind that usage, apart from having generally increased, has shifted from predominantly past tense tomainly present tense. READ MORE

  2. 2. A WORLD OF RICE AND GODS: WHERE WHITE GRAINS SYMBOLIZE WEALTH. A study of Japanese game localization and crosscultural translation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jamie Viklund; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; SIK; game localization; rice; culturally bound terms; translation; domestication; foreignization; Hasegawa; Venuti;

    Abstract : Studies of Japanese translation are a common topic, and with good reason. There is extensive materialto work with, and the vast differences between Japanese and many other languages creates translationchallenges of considerable complexity as such. READ MORE

  3. 3. FOOD COMMERCIALS AND GENDER. A Comparative Analysis of Gender-role Portrayal in Swedish and Japanese Food Commercials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Niklas Sjöberg; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; SIK; gender; Sweden; advertising; cross-culture; cooking;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate Swedish gender role stereotypes in advertising by analysing 82 different Swedish video commercials of the product category food and cooking and then conducting a cross-cultural comparison of earlier data from Japanese commercials. The commercials are categorised based on the setting that it takes place in, and examples of appearing roles and gender portrayals are described. 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 Englishtextbooks. Previous research within the field of third language (L3) acquisition has studied theeffects of mediating languages on L3, but not on Japanese specifically. READ MORE

  5. 5. L2 Japanese: Swedish students’ usage of first-person pronouns

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; L2 learning; first-person pronoun; questionnaire;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to look at L2 (learning as a second language) students’ usage of first-person singular pronouns, and to discern in what situations (if any) they are changed. The Japanese language has a great variety of first-person pronouns, one of the few languages to possess this feature. READ MORE