Search for dissertations about: "Mats Deutschmann"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Mats Deutschmann.

  1. 1. Apologising in British English

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Other Germanic languages; Övriga germanska språk; Sociology; Sociologi; Linguistic subjects; Lingvistikämnen; English language; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Avhandlingenatt undersöker funktionen av ursäkten som talakt samt sociala skillnader i dess användande i talad Brittisk engelska inspelad under tidigt 1990-tal. Materialet består av hundratals konversationer från formella och informella sammanhang och sammanlagt ingår över 1700 talare i den undersökta korpusen. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Linguistic Analysis of Peer-review Critique in Four Modes of Computer-mediated Communication

    Author : Irina Frisk; Terry Walker; Mats Deutschmann; Philip Shaw; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; CMC; Conversation Analysis; conversation management; discussion boards; feedback category; mode of CMC; peer-review discussion; politeness theory; pragmatic strategy; speech act of critique; text-based chat; type of politeness; voice-based chat; VoiceThread;

    Abstract : Abstract The present work is a quantitative and qualitative analysis of pragmatic strategies for delivering critique, and types of politeness, used by undergraduate L2 students of English at different stages of peer-review discussion. The material examined consists of four corpora of authentic conversations between students, the main purpose of which was to give feedback on each other’s contributions during an English A-level course, at Mid-Sweden University. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language and interaction in online asynchronous communication in university level English courses

    Author : Julie Skogs; Solveig Granath; Mats Deutschmann; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Discussion forums; asynchronous CMC; net-based learning; interaction; discourse; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Interaction involves people communicating and reacting to each other. This process is key to the study of discourse, but it is not easy to study systematically how interaction takes place in a specific communicative event, or how it is typically performed over a series of repeated communicative events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Language and interaction in online asynchronous communication in university level English courses

    Author : Julie Skogs; Solveig Granath; Mats Deutschmann; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Discussion forums; asynchronous CMC; net-based learning; interaction; discourse; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Interaction involves people communicating and reacting to each other. This process is key to the study of discourse, but it is not easy to study systematically how interaction takes place in a specific communicative event, or how it is typically performed over a series of repeated communicative events. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning English in a Multi-User Virtual Environment : Exploring Factors Affecting Participation

    Author : Airong Wang; Mats Deutschmann; Mercedes Rico Garcia; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Activity theory; Conversational Analysis; Discourse analysis; Ecology of language learning; Model of factors affecting participation; Multi-User Virtual Environment; Participation; Second Life; The sociocultural perspective on learning; Technology adoption;

    Abstract : Online language learning and teaching is a field that has received a significant amount of research attention. What factors could affect student participation in simpler online learning environments has been investigated by researchers, but there has been limited study of factors affecting participation in complex Multi-User Virtual Environments. READ MORE