Essays about: "people languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 essays containing the words people languages.

  1. 1. Hopeful or harmful literature? Teenage suicide as described in the YA novels Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher, and Looking for Alaska, by John Green

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för engelska

    Author : Elin Logara; [2019]
    Keywords : Suicide in literature; Young adult novels; suicide contagion; reader response; YA; teenage suicide; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Young adult novels about suicide are questioned pieces of literature. Fears of suicide contagion and the perceived unsuitability of such narratives for adolescents lie at the centre of this conflict, which has resulted in the banning of books and other censorship moves. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Future of Tōhokuben: A sociolinguistic attitude study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Carl Leismark; [2019]
    Keywords : Japanese; Tōhoku; Tōhokuben; dialect; attitude; standardization; disaster; tsunami; 2011; extinction; opinions; future; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay investigates the attitudes and thoughts amongst Japanese people regarding the dialects in the Tōhoku region of Japan. It aims to discover if Japanese people do think the dialect is going extinct, something which research seems to suggest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extra-Mural Activities and Their Effect on Second Language Development : A Comparative Study of Upper Secondary Swedish L1 Gamers and Non-Gamers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Alexander Rau; [2019]
    Keywords : SLA; EFL; ESL; lexical diversity; oral proficiency; utterance length; VocD; vocabulary; extramural activities; video games; MMORPG; second language acquisition; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Today, English is the most studied second language, being used in academia, international relations, social forums and mainstream entertainment, resulting in English becoming a common topic of research in the study of second language acquisition. One particularly interesting form of entertainment is the hobby of online digital gaming as English has become the de facto language used in absence of a shared native language among players. READ MORE

  4. 4. The importance of buffalo milk in the curd manufacture of Sri Lanka

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Jennifer Hallqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Sri Lanka; curd; Meekiri; Deekiri; buffalo milk; milk composition; milk fat; fermented milk products;

    Abstract : Sri Lanka is a developing country located south of India, in the Indian ocean. It is a country with multiple cultures, ethnicities and languages, and it is rated as “high” on the Human Development Index (HDI). The total population is 20.9 million, of which 28% are employed in the agricultural primary production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Japanese ideophones in English translation: Official vs User-generated translation of manga

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Hampus Kilåker; [2018]
    Keywords : Mimetics; Onomatopoeia; Translation; Manga; English; Japanese; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Thanks to the Internet, User-generated translated (UGT) material has spread at an impressive rate. Not much research exists on the subject as of the writing of this thesis, since it is a relatively new field within Translation Studies. It is an interesting topic worth exploring nonetheless. READ MORE