Search for dissertations about: "thesis in english didactics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in english didactics.

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

    Author : Marlene Johansson Falck; Ulf Magnusson; Dirk Geeraerts; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive linguistics; cognitive tools; language; English; sense development; meaning extension; thought; metaphors; metonymies; scaffoldings; entrenchment; technology; electricity; steam engines; motor vehicles; roads; ways; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska; 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

    Author : Katarina Lindahl; Högskolan Dalarna; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Vocational; English; policy enactment; upper secondary education; education policy; teachers’ influences; VOLL; Bernstein; framing; horizontal and vertical discourse; classification; Utbildning och lärande; Education and Learning; Vocational; 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. Words in school : A study of vocabulary learning support in the Swedish EFL classroom

    Author : Denise Bergström; Cathrine Norberg; Marie Nordlund; Pia Sundqvist; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; English as a foreign language; vocabulary learning; teacher cognition; materials development; teaching materials; English and Education; Engelska med didaktisk inriktning;

    Abstract : Vocabulary is a central but difficult aspect of learning English. EFL students face a considerable challenge in acquiring a vocabulary sufficient for communication, which means knowing many words and having a deep and varied knowledge of them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creative Writers in a Digital Age : Swedish Teenagers’ Insights into their Extramural English Writing and the School Subject of English

    Author : Paul Morris; Olcay Sert; Thorsten Schröter; Pia Sundqvist; Christina Olin-Scheller; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Extramural English; Free time English; Out-of-school learning; Informal English learning; L2 English learning; Creative writers; Creative writing; Creativity; Fanfiction; Fan fiction; Motivation; Engagement; Bridging the gap; Writing for pleasure.; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The digital age has re-shaped the landscape of creative writing. One example of the changes that have taken place is the way in which millions of young people, globally, now write and share stories as online fanfiction. This is an out-of-school leisure pastime that can also help improve language skills (Aragon & Davis, 2019; Black, 2008). READ MORE

  5. 5. Metaphor and creativity in British magazine advertising

    Author : Carita Lundmark; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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