Essays about: "language and social class"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words language and social class.

  1. 1. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lea Späti; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : Sherlock; social class; media; attitude;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The Lost Caviare Days” – Gastronomy and Alcoholism in Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Karolina Eugenes; [2019]
    Keywords : Aesthetics; Alcoholism; Class; Drinks; Fitzgerald; Food; Gastronomy; Psychopathology; Stylistics; i Eugenes;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the portrayal of gastronomy in F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night. READ MORE

  3. 3. Students' Attitudes and Motivation regarding English Second Language Learning : A study of the effect of sociolinguistic factors

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Merna Toma; [2019]
    Keywords : Second Language Acquisition; Second Language Learning; Sociolinguistic Factors; Attitude; Motivation;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate how students think that sociolinguistic factors such as age, gender, social class, and ethnic identity affect their attitudes and motivation regarding English second language learning in the Swedish upper secondary school. A questionnaire consisting of both qualitative and quantitative questions has been distributed in order to examine students’ attitudes and motivation regarding English second language learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. “I think it’s good for me to speak English fluently” : - A Questionnaire-Based Study of Libyan University Students’  Attitudes to EFL

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Johanna Breime; [2019]
    Keywords : EFL; Language learning; Libya; motivation; attitude;

    Abstract : To know English has been argued to be more important than ever before. Not knowing English in the modern globalized world may lead to social inequality and disparity of opportunities for people (García & Beatens Beardsmore, 2009, p.12). READ MORE

  5. 5. USING STORYTELLING TO CONVEY SCIENCE AMONG DEAF PUPILS IN GREECE A class intervention on learning the concepts of heat and thermal conductivity of materials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Konstantina Kemou; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : science literacy; ; storytelling; deaf education; heat; conductivity; problem-based learning; action research material;

    Abstract : Purpose: The following study focused on whether deaf pupils perceive the concepts of heat and conductivity differently, and in particular more scientifically, before and after a new teaching method that uses storytelling and problem-based learning techniques. It also aimed to determine whether the teaching method has an impact on pupils’ motivation, on the growth of academic knowledge and on the appropriate scientific understanding of physical concepts. READ MORE