Search for dissertations about: "english conversation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words english conversation.

  1. 1. English Hemspråk : Language in Interaction in English Mother Tongue Instruction in Sweden

    Author : Kirsten Stoewer; Jakob Cromdal; Nigel John Musk; Wei Li; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. To fix what’s not broken : repair strategies in non-native and native english conversation

    Author : Charlotta Plejert; Richard Hirsch; Jan Anward; Jan Svennevig; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Repair; non-native speakers; native speakers; conversation analysis; foreign language conversation; language learning; English language.; Engelska språket; samtalsanalys; språkinlärning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates conversations involving native speakers and non-nativespeakers of English. The non-native speakers partaking in the study have a welldeveloped knowledge of the foreign language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feeling by Doing : The Social Organization of Everyday Emotions in Academic Talk-in-Interaction

    Author : Erica Sandlund; Moira Linnarud; Birgitta Johansson-Hidén; Anssi Peräkylä; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conversation analysis; emotions; social interaction; talk-in-interaction; institutional; embarrassment; frustration; enjoyment; academic seminars; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The present dissertation is concerned with the social organization of emotions in talk-in-interaction. Conversation analytic procedures were used to uncover the practices through which participants in social interaction convey, understand, enact, and utilize emotions that are made relevant to the interaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making sense digitally : Conversational coherence in online and mixed-mode contexts

    Author : Therese Örnberg Berglund; Patrik Svensson; Mathias Broth; Elizabeth Keating; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Conversational coherence; context; communicative affordances; conversation analysis; multimodality; cohesion; sequential structure; attention; polyfocality; polycontextuality; English language; Engelska språket; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Successful interaction makes sense to its participants – it is, in other words, coherent. As different resources are employed to indicate mutual orientation by showing which actions are linked and where attention is paid, coherent conversation can be said to be achieved multimodally. READ MORE