Essays about: "student writing"

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  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. “Two brains are often better than one, probably”: Adult ESL learners’ paired and individual lexical inferencing task performances, in relation to L2 proficiency

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Elin Nylander; [2019]
    Keywords : Lexical inferencing; L2 proficiency; task-based language learning; collaboration; sociocultural theory; dyadic patterns of interaction; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This research concerns lexical inferencing (LI), i.e., the ability to infer the meaning of unknown words in a running text (Haastrup, 1991). Despite its advantages, there is little research on LI as a collaborative effort. READ MORE

  3. 3. In what ways can the process writing approach contribute to the successful development of EFL learners’ writing ability?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Heinesson Holmström; [2019]
    Keywords : process writing approach; writing process; EFL; critical thinking skills; anxiety; confidence;

    Abstract : The purpose of this research synthesis is to investigate and compare studies of the process writing approach to teaching writing to find out if the method can be considered a suitable approach to use within upper-secondary education in Sweden to prepare students for academia. Communicative competence is advocated by the Swedish curriculum in English and therefore students should learn how to write (GY11). READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Anticipated Events’ Impact on FX Options’ Implied Volatility

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Frej Håkansson; Björn Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Volatility frown; implied volatility; jump model; anticipated event; SABR; FX Options; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : Understanding events’ impact on financial instruments are crucial for the participants in the financial markets. Here we propose an approach to model an anticipated event’s impact on the prices of FX options, represented in implied volatility. READ MORE