Essays about: "language change in english"

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  1. 1. “Ha ha ha. Looks like the case is closed, ha ha ha” A Corpus Study of Imitative Interjections in the English Language

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Sigrid Sundmark; [2020]
    Keywords : interjection; imitative interjection; onomatopoeia; spoken language; sound symbolism; semantics; linguistics; exclamative; comics; oh; hmm; aha.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The focus of this bachelor’s essay is to investigate non-lexical interjections. In this study, imitative interjection proves to be an appropriate term for interjections such as mm-hmm and wow, with non-lexical properties distinguishing them from hey and yes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Words and Meaning in Gaming : 'World of Warcraft' and 'Counterstrike Global Offensive'

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Joakim Sund; [2020]
    Keywords : World of Warcraft; Counterstrike; game language; vocabulary; acronyms; speech; World of Warcraft; Counterstrike; spelspråk; vokabulär; akronymer; tal;

    Abstract : Online gaming is a relatively modern phenomenon that is not older than 20 years. Most online players speak English in some form, either by talking or writing. The two games, 'World of Warcraft' and 'Counterstrike' have taken over the gaming-world and the gamers' language has found its way right into the dictionary. READ MORE

  3. 3. Literature Education and English as a World Language : Various countries’ representation in literary texts in coursebooks in English education for upper secondary school in Sweden.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Hollie Muir; [2019]
    Keywords : English education; upper secondary school; literature education; English as a world language; engelskundervisning; gymnasieskola; litteraturundervisning; engelska som världsspråk;

    Abstract : This essay aims to investigate which countries and geographical regions are most prevalent in literary texts in coursebooks published before and after the curriculum change in 2011, as well as determining if there is a greater diversity of countries and regions represented in the coursebooks published after 2011. A content analysis was used as well as studies by various researchers to investigate the literary texts in the coursebooks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Portraying characteristics in English translation of Japanese : A case study of the speech of Kobayashi Midori in Murakami Haruki's Norwegian Wood

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Japanska

    Author : Philippa Mattsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Japanese; translation; characteristics; dialogue; speech; gendered language; domestication; Murakami Haruki; Haruki Murakami; Norwegian Wood; Midori;

    Abstract : The distinguishing traits of characters in novels may appear to change in translation. One of the main means of conveying the individualities, personalities and moral qualities of characters is through dialogue, using the possibilities opened by, for example, the selection of register and use of gendered language. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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