Search for dissertations about: "English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 983 swedish dissertations containing the word English.

  1. 1. Towards a Poetics of Nostalgia : The Nostalgic Experience in Modern Fiction

    University dissertation from Edinburgh : University of Edinburgh

    Author : Niklas Salmose; Randall Stevenson; Laura Marcus; Patricia Waugh; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nostalgia; Modernism; Literature; Aesthetics; Style; Narratology; Emotions; Nostalgi; Modernism; Litteratur; Estetik; Stilistik; Narratologi; Känslor; English literature; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a body of studies relating nostalgia and fiction in political, sociological, feminist, or historical ways. This thesis, instead, sets out to perform an unusual textual study of nostalgia in modern fiction in order to work towards a poetics of nostalgia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extramural English Matters Out-of-School English and Its Impact on Swedish Ninth Graders' Oral Proficiency and Vocabulary

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Pia Sundqvist; Solveig Granath; Hugo Wikström; June Miliander; Magnus Ljung; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Extramural English; out-of-school learning; implicit learning; learner language; oral proficiency; oral fluency; second language acquisition; second language learning; ESL; EFL; vocabulary acquisition; assessment; speaking tests; language diary; motivation; self-efficacy; anxiety; speech; oral communication; core vocabulary; peripheral vocabulary; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The present study examines possible effects of extramural English (EE) on oral proficiency (OP) and vocabulary (VOC). The study is based on data collected from Swedish learners of ESL in grade 9 (aged 15-16; N=80; 36 boys, 44 girls) over a period of one year. READ MORE

  3. 3. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Moderna språk

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the form, function and sociolinguistic distribution of explicit apologies in the spoken part of the British National Corpus. The sub-corpus used for the study comprises a spoken text mass of about five million words and represents dialogue produced by more than 1700 speakers, acting in a number of different conversational settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the form, function and sociolinguistic distribution of explicit apologies in the spoken part of the British National Corpus. The sub-corpus used for the study comprises a spoken text mass of about five million words and represents dialogue produced by more than 1700 speakers, acting in a number of different conversational settings. READ MORE

  5. 5. English Hemspråk Language in Interaction in English Mother Tongue Instruction in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Kirsten Stoewer; Jakob Cromdal; Nigel John Musk; Wei Li; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mother tongue instruction; English as a heritage language; conversation analysis; classroom interaction; bilingual interaction; vocabulary teaching; language alternation; Modersmålsundervisning; engelska som modersmål; samtalsanalys; klassrumsinteraktion; tvåspråkig interaktion; ordförråd i undervisning; kodväxling;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates teacher-student interaction in English mother tongue instruction (MTI), offered within mainstream education to English heritage language students in Sweden. In particular, it examines the type of language work that was in focus during the lessons and the ways teacher and students engaged in the language work in situ. READ MORE