Sökning: "Languages and Literatures"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 2072 uppsatser innehållade orden Languages and Literatures.

  1. 1. Speech Fluency and Ageing

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för lingvistik och kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Författare :Harry Polfeldt; [2022]
    Nyckelord :fluency; age; ageing; aging; linguistics; language; disfluencies; disfluency; dysfluency; dysfluencies; speech; error; errors; psycholinguistics; pause; pauses; repetition; repetitions; lengthening; lengthenings; prolongation; prolongations; swedish; interruption; interruptions; filled; unfilled; unfilled pause; unfilled pauses; filled pause; filled pauses; speech error; speech errors; speech fluency; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : Several physiological changes in the speech production process in old age have been documented, yet studies of cognitive changes are few and inconclusive. The current study investigates changes in rates of disfluencies, rates of speech errors and speech rate to examine if speech fluency changes throughout the adult lifespan, as well as whether the influence of task complexity on fluency remains constant regardless of the age of the speaker. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Government and Power in Young Adult Dystopias

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Hanna Persson; [2022]
    Nyckelord :literature; young adult literature; YA; dystopian fiction; dystopia; dystopias; dystopian literature; politics; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : Dystopian fiction first appeared as a literary genre in the 1870s and has since been known to conduct social criticism of the real world in a futuristic, fictive form. As it has evolved during the 20th century it has grown into a widely researched topic. LÄS MER

  3. 3. La politique linguistique en pratique - Les stratégies pour la langue française dans une institution européenne

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Franska

    Författare :Jörgen Magnusson; [2022]
    Nyckelord :French; European Union; European Commission; Linguistics; Français; Union européenne; politique linguistique; language policy; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : This empirical study attempts to assess the use of French (and other languages) within a European institution to illustrate the following: the daily practical French used within a single directorate-general, the awareness at the directorate of how France is trying to increase the use of French especially during the French presidency 2022, and the attitude and use of French inside and outside the workplace. Despite the effect of Brexit, English has successfully been the Predominant use of language within the European institutions. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to Irony

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Simon Torffvit; [2022]
    Nyckelord :irony; humor; principle of relevance; literature teaching; English as a Foreign Language; EFL; maxims of conversation; close reading; The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : In this paper, I explore how Douglas Adams’ comedic 1979 science-fiction novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy could be used to improve English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ understanding of irony. Specifically, the study is based on criteria for the English 5 course in Swedish upper secondary school and is performed using a combined theoretical framework of Dan Sperber and Deidre Wilson’s principle of relevance and Paul Grice’s maxims of conversation. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Miljö ute, miljö inne : en intervjustudie om miljöjournalisters förutsättningar att nå sina journalistiska ideal

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Journalistik

    Författare :Mattis Vindelman; Hedda Thomson Ek; [2022]
    Nyckelord :Miljöjournalistik; klimatjournalistik; medieorganisation; arbetsförhållande; intervjustudie; journalistiska ideal; objektivitet; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : Environmental issues are continuously getting more attention in the media. A great part of the media content about environmental issues is produced by environmental journalists working both in public service and commercial media organizations. LÄS MER