Search for dissertations about: "english verb"

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

  1. 1. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Author : Magnus Levin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; agreement; language variation; English language; Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Progressive in 19th-Century English : A Process of Integration

    Author : Erik Smitterberg; Merja Kytö; Marianne Hundt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; The progressive; 19th-century English; diachronic studies; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; verb phrase; aspect; dimensions of variation; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The present work is a corpus-based study of the English progressive during the 19th century. The study is based on Conce, a one-million-word corpus covering the period 1800–1900 and comprising seven genres, both speech-related and non-speech-related. READ MORE

  3. 3. The English Verb See : A Study in Multiple Meaning

    Author : Christina Alm-Arvius; Göteborgs universitet; []

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  4. 4. Delexical Verb + Noun Collocations in Swedish and Chinese Learner English

    Author : Ying Wang; Merja Kytö; Erik Smitterberg; Signe Oksefjell Ebeling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : delexical verb noun collocation; learner English; idiom-principle; L1 influence; learner corpus research; contrastive study; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the use of delexical verb + noun collocations such as have no doubt, make a decision and give a speech in Swedish and Chinese learner English. The aim of the study is to investigate interlanguage (IL) developmental patterns as well as the role of L1 influence in the learners’ use of such collocations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Automated Text Analytics in Swedish English Classrooms : The Design, Development, and Evaluation of a Supporting Tool

    Author : Daniel Ihrmark; Jukka Tyrkkö; Marie Källkvist; Ute Römer; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SLA; EAL; CALL; DDL; Educational Linguistics; English; Upper-secondary; Education Technology; Diganostics; Tool; Engelska med didaktisk inriktning; English Education; Lingvistik; Linguistics;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the design and application of a digital tool as a supporting aid for teachers of English in Swedish upper-secondary classrooms. The scope of this dissertation is the design, development and evaluation of a focus-on-form diagnostics tool in the Swedish upper-secondary English subject context. READ MORE