Sökning: "syntactic complexity"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden syntactic complexity.

  1. 1. Motivación, aptitud y desarrollo estructural : Un estudio sobre la actuación lingüística en aprendientes suecos de español L2

    Författare :Rakel Österberg; Lars Fant; Inge Bartning; Carmen Muñoz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Analytic ability; accuracy; aptitude; development; individual differences; intrinsic and extrinsic motivation; lexical richness; proficiency; second language acquisition; spoken Spanish performance; syntactic complexity; self-regulation theory; Spanish language; Spanska språket; Spanish; spanska;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present study is to examine how the development of syntactic complexity and accuracy in spoken Spanish L2 is related to two parameters, motivation and aptitude, in which individual differences are often claimed to correlate with successful second language learning (Dörnyei and Skehan 2003). The study shows how an understanding of the relationship between progression in second language proficiency and motivation is gained through the study of longitudinal data and the assessment of motivation in discourse. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Adjectives complemented by that- and to-clauses : Exploring semantico-syntactic relationships and genre variation

    Författare :Henrik Kaatari; Merja Kytö; Christer Geisler; Gerold Schneider; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present compilation thesis investigates adjectives complemented by that- and to-clauses. More specifically, the thesis is concerned with extraposed (e.g. it is likely that she will win and it is important to win) and post-predicate clauses (e. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Noun Phrases in British Travel Texts : A Corpus-Based Study

    Författare :Tore Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; noun phrase NP ; premodification; postmodification; simple; complex; NP head; NP function; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This study is a corpus-based investigation of the structure and variation of noun phrases in three types of British texts on tourism and travel. Based on their publishing formats, the corpus texts are divided into three Text categories: tourist brochures, newspaper feature articles dealing with travel and tourism, and travel guides. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Progressive in 19th-Century English : A Process of Integration

    Författare :Erik Smitterberg; Merja Kytö; Marianne Hundt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; The progressive; 19th-century English; diachronic studies; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; verb phrase; aspect; dimensions of variation; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present work is a corpus-based study of the English progressive during the 19th century. The study is based on Conce, a one-million-word corpus covering the period 1800–1900 and comprising seven genres, both speech-related and non-speech-related. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Landslagsspråk och stadslagsspråk : stilhistoriska undersökningar i Kristoffers landslag

    Författare :Bo Wendt; Svenska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban law; law style; late old Swedish; national law;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis accounts for a comparison between the two different parts of The National Law of King Christopher (1442): the parts taken over from the older national law and the parts rewritten och new written. I also compare with those parts of The Urban Law of King Magnus Eriksson that are independent of the national law. LÄS MER