Search for dissertations about: "thesis in english didactics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in english didactics.

  1. 1. Technology, Language and Thought Extensions of Meaning in the English Lexicon

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Marlene Johansson Falck; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the relationship between technological innovation and the development of language and thought is analysed. For this purpose, three different fields of technology are investigated: 1) the steam engine, 2) electricity, and 3) motor vehicles, roads and ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vocational English in policy and practice

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Katarina Lindahl; Högskolan Dalarna.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Utbildning och lärande; Vocational; English; policy enactment; upper secondary education; education policy; teachers’ influences; VOLL; Bernstein; framing; horizontal and vertical discourse; classification; upper secondary; education;

    Abstract : The aim of this licentiate thesis is to examine how, and in what ways, vocational English is a part of English language teaching in the Building and Construc­tion Programme in Sweden, and what the influences are for such pedagogy. The main research question is how policy documents relate to the views of teachers and their educational practice regarding vocational English. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metaphor and creativity in British magazine advertising

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Carita Lundmark; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis is a cognitive linguistic study of the various ways in which conceptual metaphor and related cognitive processes are exploited for creative purposes in advertising texts and accompanying images. The material consists of advertisements collected from British magazines between the years 1996 and 2002, and is classified into four main categories according to how the metaphorical content is signalled in the advertisement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Whores and cuckolds : on male and female terms in Shakespeare's comedies

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Cathrine Norberg; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Engelska med didaktiskt inriktning; English; Specialization in Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis constitutes a study of the relations between men and women in Elizabethan society, as reflected in the terms used for them in Shakespeare’s comedies. The terms included in this study are classified as: “occupational” (chapter 4), “central” (chapter 5), “gender-neutral” (chapter 6), “axiological” (chapter 7), “metaphor” (chapter 8) and “kinship” (chapter 9). READ MORE

  5. 5. "Say It Fast, Fluent and Flawless" formulaicity in the oral language production of young foreign language learners

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Parvin Gheitasi; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early language learning; Foreign language learning; Formulaic language; Formulaicity; English as a foreign language; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on a study, which investigated the process of early foreign language learning in a classroom context and the functions of multi-word units of language known as formulaic sequences in the oral language production of young foreign language learners. A classroom with 11 students in the age range 9 to 11 years was observed and video recorded for 16 sessions (90 minutes per session). READ MORE