Sökning: "learner English"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 29 avhandlingar innehållade orden learner English.

  1. 1. Extramural English Matters Out-of-School English and Its Impact on Swedish Ninth Graders' Oral Proficiency and Vocabulary

    Detta är en avhandling från Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Författare :Pia Sundqvist; Karlstads universitet.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Extramural English; out-of-school learning; implicit learning; learner language; oral proficiency; oral fluency; second language acquisition; second language learning; ESL; EFL; vocabulary acquisition; assessment; speaking tests; language diary; motivation; self-efficacy; anxiety; speech; oral communication; core vocabulary; peripheral vocabulary; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present study examines possible effects of extramural English (EE) on oral proficiency (OP) and vocabulary (VOC). The study is based on data collected from Swedish learners of ESL in grade 9 (aged 15-16; N=80; 36 boys, 44 girls) over a period of one year. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of English

    Författare :Ying Wang; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

  3. 3. ”Completely Headless”. Modification of adjectives in Swedish advanced learners' English

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of English

    Författare :Viktoria Börjesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish advanced learners; written English; spoken English; degree modification; adjectives; modifiers; reinforcers; attenuators; collocation; learner corpora; learner English; formal register; informal speech; genre awareness; academic writing; comparative study; contrastive interlanguage analysis;

    Sammanfattning : This is a corpus-based, empirical study, which investigates Swedish advanced learners’ written and spoken English with regard to modification of adjectives, both reinforcing (e.g. totally different, very nice) and attenuating (e.g. LÄS MER

  4. 4. "Another thing" Discourse-organising nouns in advanced learner English

    Detta är en avhandling från Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Författare :Marie Tåqvist; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse-organising nouns; lexical cohesion; register; academic writing; L2 learners; systemic-functional linguistics; learner corpus research; Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis; ICLE; LOCNESS; ICE; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the use of discourse-organising nouns (DONs), such as fact, issue, and problem, in Swedish advanced students’ academic writing in second language (L2) English, and in what ways texts produced by the L2 students resemble or differ from those produced by advanced native-speaker (L1) students and from expert writing in this respect. The study uses corpus linguistic methodology and is set within the frameworks of Halliday’s systemic-functional linguistics and Granger’s Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Progression and Regression. Aspects of Advanced Swedish Students' Competence in English Grammar

    Detta är en avhandling från English Studies

    Författare :Monica Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; error gravity; proper noun; identification frame; genericness; the zero article; ‘idiomatic’ prepositional use; ‘systematic’ prepositional use; ‘basic’ prepositional use; non-contiguous subject-verb construction; contiguous subject-verb construction; subject-verb concord; fossilisation; restructuring of information; automatisation; interlanguage; cognitive second language acquisition theory; U-curve development; regression; progression; developmental pattern; relative frequency; error score; potential error; developmental continuum; advanced learner; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Applied linguistics; foreign languages teaching; sociolinguistics; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates advanced Swedish students’ development of three grammatical phenomena: subject-verb concord, prepositions and article use in compositions and translations. In order to describe the students’ development of these categories, actual errors are related to potential errors forming so called ‘error scores’. LÄS MER