Essays about: "speech functions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words speech functions.

  1. 1. Does Familiarity Affect Gestural Rates?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Michael Anderson; [2020]
    Keywords : Speech; Gesture strokes; Gesture rates; Familiarity; Interaction.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Face-to-face dialogue can be regarded as a direct and visible way to establish a close connection, between two people facing each other communicate proactively and without barriers. It also plays a key role in the study of verbal and nonverbal communication. READ MORE

  2. 2. The language of non-commercial advertising: A pragmatic approach

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

    Author : Anna Rath Foley; [2020]
    Keywords : Advertising; Attention-seeking function; Informing function; Non-commercial advertising; Persuading function; Pragmatics; Relevance Theory;

    Abstract : The current study has explored the language of 30 non-commercial advertisements, both quantitatively and qualitatively, within the framework of pragmatics. The main incentive was to conduct an investigation into how the advertiser working with such a philanthropic genre employs attention-seeking, informing and persuading functions when she communicates with her audience. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the morphosyntax of main and subordinate clauses in Xokleng

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : David Gert; [2019]
    Keywords : subordination; word order; Xokleng; nominalization; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This is a thesis on the Gê language of Xokleng and its means of subordination. This work is based on previous publication on the Xokleng language (Urban 1985, Gakran 2005, Gakran 2015). In this highly isolation language with almost no inflection, a large set of grammatical and lexical monosyllabic particles are used to express TAM(E). READ MORE

  4. 4. Screaming yellow: An exploratory study of how speakers gesture and speak about colour and colour theory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Thit Leonora Amsen; [2019]
    Keywords : gesture; colour; abstract content; metaphor; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The abstract subject of colour is a widely studied subject in spoken languages. However, very little is known about colour in relation to gesture. A substantial part of the literature on gesture and abstract content is concerned with referential gestures and especially metaphorical mapping. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Speech Recognition can be Implemented in a VR Helicopter Door-Gunner Simulator : A Qualitative Study

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Alexander Löfstrand; [2019]
    Keywords : Speech-Recognition; Simulator; VR; Training; Learning; Helicopter;

    Abstract : This study investigates the possibilities for implementation of speech recognition software in order to ease the usage of a Virtual Reality Simulator. The Pitch Door-Gunner simulator is described followed by a general discussion about simulator and simulator environments. READ MORE