Essays about: "language use and Differences..="

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  1. 1. Linguistic Differences in Real Conversations: Human to Human vs Human to Chatbot

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Eirini Silkej; [2020-03-02]
    Keywords : engelska; English learner; Natural language processing; Artificial Intelligence; AI; Linguistics and AI; Text messaging; Instant Messaging; IM; Chatbot; Mitsuku; Computermediated communication; CMC;

    Abstract : This study investigates how students communicate in writing when they know thattheir conversational partner is a human being in comparison to how they communicate whenthey know their partner is a chatbot. The participants are upper secondary students of English. READ MORE

  2. 2. Linguistic Politeness in Children’s Movies. : A quantitative corpus study of politeness expressions in The Movie Corpus

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sara Jaeger; [2020]
    Keywords : children’s language; diachronic approach; historical pragmatics; language change; language in film;

    Abstract : This study aims to analyze explicit politeness markers such as please and thank you in children’s movies using The Movie Corpus. Differences in use over time as well as between children’s movies and other genres of film are investigated, by extracting a variety of frequencies from the corpus for further analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. He or She or They : Generic pronoun use among Finnish and Swedish L2 speakers of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Oona Ahokas; [2020]
    Keywords : cross-linguistic transfer; epicene pronouns; non-native speakers; language attitudes;

    Abstract : The use of pronouns by native Finnish and Swedish L2 speakers of English was tested in order to discover a possible cross-linguistic transfer. The participants were tasked to refer to gender-ambiguous antecedents in both oral and written form as well as report their attitudes towards issues regarding gendered language and gender in society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using Swedish (L1) in the English (L2) Classroom : A study examining how much, when, and why teachers use Swedish in the English classroom

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Rebecka Svensk; [2020]
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    Abstract : The present study examined how much, when, and why six Swedish primary school teachers use Swedish when it comes to teaching English as a second language to students in years 4-5. This study also aimed to answer whether the L1 use is affected by the teacher’s education, experience, or confidence, and how the L1 use differed between years 4-5, if at all. READ MORE

  5. 5. COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY BETWEEN IMMIGRANT MOTHERS AND NURSES IN CHILD HEALTH CENTERS IN SWEDEN (Nurses and Doulas’ perspectives)

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Rocío Rodríguez Pozo; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : Communication; Culture; Immigration; Language; Technology; Mothers; Nurses; Doulas; Swedish Child Health Centers;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to describe and to analyze the perceived communication challenges and cultural differences (from nurses and doulas' points of view) in meetings between Swedish nurses and immigrant mothers in Swedish Child Health Centers (CHC) from dense immigrant areas. A special focus is put on the use of technology for managing their communication. READ MORE