Sökning: "Philip Shaw"

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  1. 1. Event conceptualisation and aspect in L2 English and Persian : An application of the Heidelberg–Paris model

    Författare :Somaje Abdollahian Barough; Philip Shaw; Carina Jahani; Maria Kuteeva; Bergljot Behrens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; event conceptualisation; event construal; language production; progressivity; internal structure; conceptual transfer; L1 influence; L2 learning; L2 user; dāštan-progressive; bare mi-form; imperfective; perfective; perspective-taking; English; Persian; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present project investigates the impact of the grammaticalised progressive on event conceptualisation in English and Persian. It applies the Heidelberg–Paris framework using single event descriptions for analysis at the sentence level and story re-narrations at the discourse level. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Beyza Björkman; Philip Shaw; John M. Swales; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a lingua franca ELF ; engineering; higher education; form; pragmatics; attitudes; communicative effectiveness; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. A Linguistic Analysis of Peer-review Critique in Four Modes of Computer-mediated Communication

    Författare :Irina Frisk; Terry Walker; Mats Deutschmann; Philip Shaw; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; CMC; Conversation Analysis; conversation management; discussion boards; feedback category; mode of CMC; peer-review discussion; politeness theory; pragmatic strategy; speech act of critique; text-based chat; type of politeness; voice-based chat; VoiceThread;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract The present work is a quantitative and qualitative analysis of pragmatic strategies for delivering critique, and types of politeness, used by undergraduate L2 students of English at different stages of peer-review discussion. The material examined consists of four corpora of authentic conversations between students, the main purpose of which was to give feedback on each other’s contributions during an English A-level course, at Mid-Sweden University. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :David Graddol; Philip Shaw; Kingsley Bolton; Alan Davies; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; World Englishes; ELT; English as a lingua franca; language policy; language and economy; language demographics; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Room for Improvement? : A comparative study of Swedish learners’ free written production in English in the foreign language classroom and in immersion education

    Författare :Marika Kjellén Simes; Solveig Granath; Philip Shaw; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Immersion education; CLIL; International Baccalaureate; advanced L2 learners; upper secondary school; L2 learning; L2 acquisition; free written production; low-frequency vocabulary; tense shift; motivation; mastery orientation; intrinsic motivation; sociocultural attitudes; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska; Annan forskning med relevans för lärarutbildningen; Other research relevant to Teachers Education;

    Sammanfattning : The present study examines the effects of immersion education on the English of two groups of advanced Swedish learners at upper secondary school. In immersion education, or CLIL, subject content is taught through a second language as a means of enhancing target language competence. LÄS MER