Sökning: "contrastive topic"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden contrastive topic.
1. Clefts in English and Swedish: A contrastive study of IT-clefts and WH-clefts in original texts and translations
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. Nuclear Intonation in Swedish : Evidence from Experimental-Phonetic Studies and a Comparison with German
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
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
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
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