Search for dissertations about: "Hilde Hasselgård"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Hilde Hasselgård.

  1. 1. The Subject of the Verbal Gerund : A Study of Variation in English

    Author : Susanna Lyne; Merja Kytö; Hilde Hasselgård; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; BNC; British National Corpus; corpus linguistics; genitive; genre; gerund; ing-form; Late Modern English; linguistic variation; multivariate analysis; possessive; prescriptivism; Present-day English; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study deals with variation between possessive/genitive and objective/plain forms of the subject of the verbal gerund clause (VGC) in Present-day and Late Modern British English, as in Would you object to my [me] paying her a visit? and Poor timing of spoonfuls can lead to the child’s [the child] feeling frustrated. According to the traditional prescriptivist view, the possessive/genitive form is the preferred variant. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Another thing" : Discourse-organising nouns in advanced learner English

    Author : Marie Tåqvist; Solveig Granath; Hilde Hasselgård; Susan Hunston; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; discourse-organising nouns; lexical cohesion; register; academic writing; L2 learners; systemic-functional linguistics; learner corpus research; Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis; ICLE; LOCNESS; ICE; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines the use of discourse-organising nouns (DONs), such as fact, issue, and problem, in Swedish advanced students’ academic writing in second language (L2) English, and in what ways texts produced by the L2 students resemble or differ from those produced by advanced native-speaker (L1) students and from expert writing in this respect. The study uses corpus linguistic methodology and is set within the frameworks of Halliday’s systemic-functional linguistics and Granger’s Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis. READ MORE