Essays about: "language"

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  1. 1. Slurs and Meaning

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Amanda Jensen; [2020-05-25]
    Keywords : Slurs; Meaning; Slurs and Meaning;

    Abstract : This essay examines the semantics-pragmatics divide in some recent articles about slurs.The semantic accounts suggesting a hybrid semantic meaning as well as the accounts that wish to include the notion of linguistic competence in semantic meaning are examined and found to have trouble finding a theoretically elegant explanation of the meaning of slurs. READ MORE

  2. 2. MAKING USE OF CHILDREN’S DIGITAL MEDIA CONSUMPTION

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Farah Khaddour; [2020-03-24]
    Keywords : Interaction in SLA; Child’s SLA;

    Abstract : Purpose: The general purpose of this study is to examine how parents can be supported in making use of their child’s digital media consumption for second language learning. In particular, a set of requirements are developed for best supporting the integration of children’s online activity into language learning activities by promoting a smooth transfer of knowledge through the spontaneous production of the target language. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Use of Katakana in a Modern Japanese Essay

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Johan Hagerborg; [2020-03-20]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; katakana; skriftsystem; writing system; modern skönlitteratur; modern fiction; novell; essay;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study is to carry out a pilot investigation on the use of katakana ina modern Japanese essay, and to compare how the usage of katakana differs between dailynewspaper and a modern essay. Among the words written in katakana, special focus wasgiven to the higairaigo, which are normally written in kanzi or hiragana. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Erlang as an alternative to a non-functional language for communication in a faulttolerant IoT sensor network

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jimmy Holdö; [2020-02-17]
    Keywords : Internet of Things; Wireless Sensor Network; Erlang; IEEE 802.15.4; ZigBee; Network topology;

    Abstract : This thesis compares a C++ prototype and an Erlang prototype for an Internet ofThings application. Internet of Things applications are difficult to program becausethey consist of a distributed environment of heterogeneous devices, where each devicecan have limited resources and connectivity technologies. READ MORE