Search for dissertations about: "discourse function"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words discourse function.

  1. 1. The function concept and university mathematics teaching

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Olov Viirman; Karlstads universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Matematik; Mathematics; mathematics; university education; commognitive framework; function concept; discourse; teaching;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the teaching of mathematics at university level, with a particular focus on the teaching of the function concept. The main aim of the thesis is describing and analysing the teaching practices of university mathematics teachers regarding the function concept, and how this concept is constituted through these practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discourse markers in French Belgian Sign Language (LSFB) and Catalan Sign Language (LSC): BUOYS, PALM-UP and SAME : Variation, functions and position in discourse

    University dissertation from Namur, Belgium : Université de Namur

    Author : Sílvia Gabarró-López; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Discourse markers; genres; segmentation of signed discourse; Sign Language; teckenspråk;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to contribute to the field of discourse analysis by focusing on three discourse marker candidates, namely buoys, PALM-UP and the sign SAME, in French Belgian Sign Language (LSFB) and Catalan Sign Language (LSC). The first issue in the study of discourse markers is their identification, which has been based on three criteria: to be syntactically optional, to be non-truth-conditional and to constrain the inferential mechanisms of interpretation processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hegemony and the Intellectual Function : Medialised Public Discourse on Privatisation in Sweden 1988-1993

    University dissertation from Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University

    Author : Liv Sunnercrantz; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-11]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hegemony; Intellectuals; Discourse; Welfare State; Privatization; Neoliberalism; Hegemony; Intellectuals; Discourse; Welfare State; Privatization; Neoliberalism;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a theorisation of the ways in which the intellectual function is performed through various subject positions. In the thesis, a post-Marxist approach to discourse theory is used to address questions of discursive shifts, hegemony and the intellectual function. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representing discourse referents in speech and gesture

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Sandra Debreslioska; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019-05-17]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse; gestures; bimodal reference; narrative; German; cohesion; speech-gesture co-expressivity; speech-gesture relationship; language production; language perception; elicitation task; reaction time experiment; psycholinguistics;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the way that speech and gestures are used together to represent referents in discourse. The starting point is the generally acknowledged observation that gestures are a constitutive part of language (Kendon, 2004; McNeill, 1992). READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a discourse-based model of English sentence intonation

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Merle Horne; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1987]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; intonation; discourse; text-to-speech; information focus; pitch; F0; grammatical functions; coreference; prominence; baseline; phonological grid; F0 range; declination; contrastive prominence; syntactic parallelism; phonological phrase; rhythm rule; sentence stress; constrative stress; Raddoppiamento Sintattico; Monosyllabic Destressing; intonational phrase; speech chunk; speech synthesis;

    Abstract : English non-expressive, declarative sentence intonation is examined in a discourse context. A rule system, geared to a text-to-speech context is developed which assigns sentence prominences related to information focus. READ MORE