Essays about: "problems in learning English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words problems in learning English.

  1. 1. Beating about the bush: written production and comprehension of L2 idioms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Lina Palm; [2019]
    Keywords : figurative meaning; idiom; keystroke logging; language transfer; literal meaning; phraseology; second language acquisition; second language learning; translation; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : A study on the online process of producing idioms in writing and how second language learners manage the production and comprehension of idioms may provide a useful and comprehensive investigation of the production, comprehension and acquisition of language. The study in this paper investigated how Swedish (L1) second language learners of English (L2) produce and comprehend written idioms in the L2. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Textbook - Servant or Master? : A Study of the Role of Textbooks in English Second Language Learning in Swedish High Schools

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : André Simu; [2019]
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    Abstract : Textbooks are considered an integral part of language teaching-learning. The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between textbooks and teachers as well as students. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Use of MAKE and TAKE by Spanish and Italian Learners of English : A Corpus Study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Alejandra Mateo Vázquez; [2018]
    Keywords : learner corpus research; high-frequency verbs; Spanish and Italian learners of English.;

    Abstract : The present paper investigates the use of two high–frequency verbs: make and take. These verbs are particularly interesting since they express basic meaning (the meaning of the verb is mostly determined by its combinations). Therefore, they do not constitute a problem in learners’ comprehension. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sentiment analysis of Swedish reviews and transfer learning using Convolutional Neural Networks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Johan Sundström; [2018]
    Keywords : Sentiment analysis; transfer learning; domain adaption; convolutional neural networks; cnn; machine learning; word2vec;

    Abstract : Sentiment analysis is a field within machine learning that focus on determine the contextual polarity of subjective information. It is a technique that can be used to analyze the "voice of the customer" and has been applied with success for the English language for opinionated information such as customer reviews, political opinions and social media data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing a Question Answering System in the Domain of Swedish Technical Consulting Using Deep Learning

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Felix Abrahamsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Question Answering; Deep Learning; Machine Learning; Transfer Learning; Natural Language Processing; Technical Consulting; Word Embeddings; Divide and Conquer;

    Abstract : Question Answering systems are greatly sought after in many areas of industry. Unfortunately, as most research in Natural Language Processing is conducted in English, the applicability of such systems to other languages is limited. Moreover, these systems often struggle in dealing with long text sequences. READ MORE