Sökning: "contrastive topic"

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  1. 1. Clefts in English and Swedish: A contrastive study of IT-clefts and WH-clefts in original texts and translations

    Författare :Mats Johansson; Engelska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; information structure; ground; focus; discourse topic; topic; theme; discourse; fronting; wh-clefts; it-clefts; pseudo-cleft constructions; cleft constructions; bidirectional translation corpus; translation; corpus linguistics; contrastive linguistics; Swedish; English; Scandinavian languages and literature; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates the use of cleft constructions in English and Swedish on the basis of a bidirectional translation corpus consisting of original English and Swedish texts and their translations into the other language. This design minimizes the problems inherent in corpora of original texts alone, viz. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Nuclear Intonation in Swedish : Evidence from Experimental-Phonetic Studies and a Comparison with German

    Författare :Gilbert Ambrazaitis; Fonetik; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; parallel encoding; contrastive topic; new information; given information; focus; information structure; pragmatics; nucleus; sentence accent; prosody; word accent; F0; early peak; perception; reaction time;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates Swedish intonation patterns and their interaction with word accent realisation in various pragmatic conditions, using German as a reference language. The point of departure is the wide-spread assumption that Swedish, as a language with a tonal word accent distinction, has a considerably smaller repertoire of nuclear intonation contours than German and other so-called intonation languages. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Delexical Verb + Noun Collocations in Swedish and Chinese Learner English

    Författare :Ying Wang; Merja Kytö; Erik Smitterberg; Signe Oksefjell Ebeling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :delexical verb noun collocation; learner English; idiom-principle; L1 influence; learner corpus research; contrastive study; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the use of delexical verb + noun collocations such as have no doubt, make a decision and give a speech in Swedish and Chinese learner English. The aim of the study is to investigate interlanguage (IL) developmental patterns as well as the role of L1 influence in the learners’ use of such collocations. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Permeable islands : A contrastive study of Swedish and English adjunct clause extractions

    Författare :Christiane Müller; Svenska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; acceptability judgments; adjunct islands; coherence; filler-gap dependencies; finiteness; Swedish; syntax;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is concerned with extraction from adjunct clauses in Swedish and English. The topic is of interest because adjunct clauses are traditionally considered to be strong islands for extraction across languages (the Adjunct Condition). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Computational Terminology : Exploring Bilingual and Monolingual Term Extraction

    Författare :Jody Foo; Magnus Merkel; Lars Ahrenberg; Dimitrios Kokkinakis; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; terminology; automatic term extraction; automatic term recognition; computational terminology; terminology management;

    Sammanfattning : Terminologies are becoming more important to modern day society as technology and science continue to grow at an accelerating rate in a globalized environment. Agreeing upon which terms should be used to represent which concepts and how those terms should be translated into different languages is important if we wish to be able to communicate with as little confusion and misunderstandings as possible. LÄS MER