Essays about: "lexical"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 essays containing the word lexical.

  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. The Cockney Accent : How an Accent Can Represent Social Identity

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Lovisa Moberg-Berlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Sociolinguistics; Cockney; slang; social class;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine how an accent can represent social identity in London and beyond, as well as to uncover the distinctive phonological and lexical characteristics of the Cockney accent. The study will also focus on its sociolinguistic status, such as the intelligible for non-native speakers and the prejudices which are associated with the accent and its correlation to social class. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hedging in a job interview setting : A corpus study of male and female use of hedges in spoken English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Olof Arnell; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The study aimed to find out to what extent males and females used lexical hedges during job interviews. The different functions of hedges that men and women used were also examined. A taxonomy of hedges as well as a list of specific examples of hedges were derived from Hyland (1994, 1996). READ MORE

  4. 4. Variation in Assessment : A Coh-Metrix Analysis of Evaluation of Written English in the Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Simion Malmcrona; [2020]
    Keywords : Writing assessment; lexical sophistication; cohesion; Coh-Metrix; L2 writing;

    Abstract : Reliable evaluation is an important part of language education. However, reliable evaluation of student writing is notoriously difficult to achieve nationally. READ MORE

  5. 5. “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