Essays about: "linguistic landscape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words linguistic landscape.

  1. 1. Typisch Frysk? : Stancetaking in the linguistic landscape of Fryslân

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvÄsprÄkighetsforskning

    Author : Anke Mollema; [2018]
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  2. 2. A Survey of The Linguistic Landscape of Stockholm University

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nils Legge; [2016]
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    Abstract : There is a great prevalence of English in Swedish society, education as well as the research community. Recently, Stockholm University has revised its language policy in order to promote parallel use of Swedish and English. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ukrainian Language Policy: The Status of Russian in English Language Medium Ukrainian and Russian Newspapers and in the Linguistic Landscape of Four Regions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: SprÄk och sprÄkvetenskap

    Author : Svetlana L'Nyavskiy; [2016]
    Keywords : language policy; corpus-assisted discourse study CADS; Ukraine; Russia; linguistic landscape; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Following a long-standing sociolinguistic pursuit to investigate language policy through complex non-linear models that analyze historical, structural, political and social processes that produce, contextualize, circulate and negotiate particular ideologies, beliefs and myths about languages and their values through meaning-making activities, this master’s thesis aims to apply an interpretive approach to corpus-assisted discourse analysis and appropriate elements of nexus analysis to an investigation of the status of the Russian in the language policy of Ukraine during the period of 2010 to 2015. Regarding language policies as a complex social phenomenon, this study of Ukrainian monolingual language policy is focused on investigating nexuses involving policymaking, its interpretation by various political players, and implementation aiming to answer the question of how established and circulating discourses mediate, negotiate and regulate relations between Ukrainian and Russian languages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Linguistic Landscaping in Singapore: The Local Linguistic Ecology and the Roles of English

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: SprÄk och sprÄkvetenskap

    Author : Hoa Tang; [2016]
    Keywords : linguistic landscape; the ecology of language; language ecology; linguistic dominance; niches; multilingual ism ; English imperialism; diffusion-of-English paradigm; language shift; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis, adopting the ecology of language as its conceptual orientation as well as employing linguistic landscape as its methodological tool to collect and analyze data, firstly aims at investigating (1) how the four official languages of Singapore namely Malay, (Mandarin) Chinese, Tamil, and English have been deployed on signs by three different social actors, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. HOPE WANTED. Wall Writing Protests in times of Economic Crisis in Athens

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: SprÄk och sprÄkvetenskap

    Author : Georgios Stampoulidis; [2016]
    Keywords : street slogans; political graffiti; Athens; crisis; semiotics; multimodality; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This paper discusses the urban writing on Athenian walls as an imaginative medium of intercommunication occurring during the socioeconomic and political crisis era in Greece, over the last seven years. The street art activity on the city’s walls as a linguistic and imagery phenomenon could be approached as the main symbolic mode of public expression generated by the crisis. READ MORE