Search for dissertations about: "lingua franca"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words lingua franca.

  1. 1. Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technical University : An investigation of form and communicative effectiveness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Beyza Björkman; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a lingua franca ELF ; engineering; higher education; form; pragmatics; attitudes; communicative effectiveness; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : As a part of the process of globalization, an increasing number of higher education institutions are adopting English as the medium of instruction for parts of their education. Within most universities in continental Europe, there are English as a lingua franca (ELF) settings where English is spoken by users of a wide spectrum of first languages for various purposes, be it for academic activity or social interaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technicval University : An investigation of Form and Communicative Effectiveness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Beyza Björkman; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a lingua franca ELF ; engineering; higher education; form; pragmatics; attitudes; communicative effectiveness;

    Abstract : As a part of the process of globalization, an increasing number of higher education institutions are adopting English as the medium of instruction for parts of their education. Within most universities in continental Europe, there are English as a lingua franca (ELF) settings where English is spoken by users of a wide spectrum of first languages for various purposes, be it for academic activity or social interaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Sango Language and Its Lexicon (Snd-yng t Sng)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Christina Thornell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lexical semantics; lexicology; language planning; language contact; functional linguistics; language typology; Ubangi language; pidgin creole; Sango; Central African Republic; Lingvistik; lingua franca; extended pidgin kreolspråk; basic verbs;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation is an overview of the recently arisen Sango language spoken in the Central African Republic. The overview contains a sociolinguistic and linguistic dimension with a lexical-semantic focus. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of macro socioeconomic trends on the future of the English language

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : David Graddol; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; World Englishes; ELT; English as a lingua franca; language policy; language and economy; language demographics; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis by compilation consists of four books and articles published between 1997 and 2006, each dealing with issues related to the increasing use of English as a global language, together with an introductory chapter which reviews the literature relating to world Englishes and the Sociology of Language, and discusses the methodology employed in the research. The publications included are: (i) Graddol, D. READ MORE

  5. 5. Language, literacy and code-switching in a Papua New Guinean village

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Christopher Stroud; Stockholms universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Papuaner; Nya Guinea; Papuaspråk;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the language and sociolinguistic practices of a small group of people living in a village called Gapun in the Papua New Guinean swamps. Gapun has traditionally been a highly multilingual society, but today two languages dominate the villagers’ verbal repertoire, the lingua franca Tok Pisin and the local vernacular Taiap. READ MORE