Search for dissertations about: "prepositions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word prepositions.

  1. 1. Vowel-Zero Alternations in West Slavic Prepositions: A Corpus Based Investigation of Polish, Slovak and Czech

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Morgan Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Polish; Slovak; Czech; vocalisation; prepositions; vowel-zero alternations; corpus; phonology.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the scope of the vowel―zero alternations in prepositions in the three major West Slavic languages, i.e. Polish, Slovak and Czech, and to formulate, within the Government Phonology framework, the general phonological principles responsible for the majority of these alternations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Language Of Space The Acquisition And Interpretation of Spatial Adpositions In English

    University dissertation from Sydney, Australia : Macquarie University Printing services

    Author : Francesco-Alessio Ursini; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lingvistik; Syntax; Semantics; Spatial Prepositions; Language Acquisition;

    Abstract : This thesis by publication presents a study on English adpositions (e.g. to, in, at, from, in frontof, through). READ MORE

  3. 3. Verbs of Motion with Directional Prepositions and Prefixes in Xenophon's Anabasis

    University dissertation from Sydney, Australia : Macquarie University Printing services

    Author : Sanita Balode; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Xenophon; Anabasis; prefixes; prepositional phrases; verbs of motion; surface elements; semantic elements; motion event; moving entity; landmark; source; path; goal; space; direction; trajectory; synonymy;

    Abstract : The thesis compares different prepositions and verbal prefixes denoting direction in Ancient Greek. The corpus covers passages in Xenophon’s Anabasis where such directional elements are used. READ MORE

  4. 4. The use of the prepositions over, above, and across in present-day British and American texts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Univ

    Author : Per Rotander; Stockholms universitet.; [1972]
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  5. 5. Progression and Regression. Aspects of Advanced Swedish Students' Competence in English Grammar

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Monica Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; error gravity; proper noun; identification frame; genericness; the zero article; ‘idiomatic’ prepositional use; ‘systematic’ prepositional use; ‘basic’ prepositional use; non-contiguous subject-verb construction; contiguous subject-verb construction; subject-verb concord; fossilisation; restructuring of information; automatisation; interlanguage; cognitive second language acquisition theory; U-curve development; regression; progression; developmental pattern; relative frequency; error score; potential error; developmental continuum; advanced learner; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Applied linguistics; foreign languages teaching; sociolinguistics; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates advanced Swedish students’ development of three grammatical phenomena: subject-verb concord, prepositions and article use in compositions and translations. In order to describe the students’ development of these categories, actual errors are related to potential errors forming so called ‘error scores’. READ MORE