Search for dissertations about: "corpus-based study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words corpus-based study.

  1. 1. Noun Phrases in British Travel Texts : A Corpus-Based Study

    Author : Tore Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; noun phrase NP ; premodification; postmodification; simple; complex; NP head; NP function; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This study is a corpus-based investigation of the structure and variation of noun phrases in three types of British texts on tourism and travel. Based on their publishing formats, the corpus texts are divided into three Text categories: tourist brochures, newspaper feature articles dealing with travel and tourism, and travel guides. READ MORE

  2. 2. Notes on eastern Cretan phonology : a corpus-based study

    Author : Kimmo Granqvist; Bo-Lennart Eklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modern Greek language; Nygrekiska; nygrekiska; Modern Greek;

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  3. 3. The introductory it pattern in academic writing by non-native-speaker students, native-speaker students and published writers : A corpus-based study

    Author : Tove Larsson; Merja Kytö; Erik Smitterberg; Randi Reppen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The introductory it pattern; stance markers; non-native-speaker students; native-speaker students; published expert writing; learner language; corpus linguistics; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The present compilation thesis investigates the use of a pattern that is commonly found in academic writing, namely the introductory it pattern (e.g. it is interesting to note the difference). The main aim is to shed further light on the formal and functional characteristics of the pattern in academic writing. READ MORE

  4. 4. A corpus-based contrastive study of the passive and related constructions in English and Swedish

    Author : Anna-Lena Fredriksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : passive construction; active; middle; intransitive; contrastive study; cross-linguistic study; corpus-based; parallel corpus; translation; Swedish; English; network; transitivity; animacy; agent; patient; fiction; non-fiction; theme-rheme;

    Abstract : The present study investigates the passive and related constructions in English and Swedish. It is a bi-directional study that uses empirical fiction and non-fiction material in the form of original texts and their translations from the English-Swedish Parallel Corpus. READ MORE

  5. 5. From physical to mental acquisition : a corpus-based study of verbs

    Author : Marie Nordlund; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Svenska med didaktisk inriktning; Swedish and Education;

    Abstract : Based on the hypothesis that the frame to which a verb is linked influences how easily that verb can be extended into the mental domain, the aim of this thesis is to carry out a lexico-semantic analysis of the six verbs acquire, buy, gather, grasp, receive and seize. These verbs were chosen because they can express physical as well as mental acquisition and because they are linked to frames of varying complexity. READ MORE