Sökning: "Pragmatics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 62 uppsatser innehållade ordet Pragmatics.

  1. 1. Being polite : An experimental study of request strategies in Swedish EFL classes

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Författare :Christopher Ekelund; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Pragmatics; Politeness theory; Face threatening acts; Swedish upper-secondary school; Requests;

    Sammanfattning : In a world which continuously becomes more globalised, the need to adapt one's language depending on context becomes increasingly important. This is acknowledged in the Swedish syllabus for the upper-secondary school, which emphasises communicative competence and the need to adapt to situation and hearer. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The importance of pragmatics instruction in second and foreign languages

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Författare :Johanna Ivanoff; [2019]
    Nyckelord :pragmatics; pragmatic competence; all-round communicative skills; ESL EFL; SLA;

    Sammanfattning : This research synthesis intends to examine how second and foreign language pragmatics can effectively be instructed in English foreign language classrooms. It also aims to explore what evidence there is for pragmatics instruction in EFL in Sweden. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Hedging Rule Discussions : A study on hedging and emoticons in an online board game discussion forum

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Författare :Joakim Aldén; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Hedging; hedge; politeness theory; computer-mediated communication; cmc; pragmatics;

    Sammanfattning : In everyday language, people tend to speak in a non-committing fashion when making claims, either to save their own face or to save another person’s face. In linguistics, this is called hedging, with common words and expressions such as probably, assume and I don’t know often revealing that a hedging speech act has been performed. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The use of semiotics and pragmatics in printed advertisements : How consumers make sense of advertisements in relation to established theories

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Författare :Emma Månsson; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Advertisement; Advertising; Printed Advertisements; Semiotics; Pragmatics; Swedish Women;

    Sammanfattning : This essay is a study which is intended to explore how a well-known makeup company, M.A.C., uses semiotics and pragmatics in their advertisements and how the consumer’s reaction corresponds with what is proposed in the theories. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Comic Books - Images, Words and Language Acquisition : Using comic books as an alternative material for teaching the English language.

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Författare :Christian Egelström; [2018]
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    Sammanfattning : The purpose of the research described in this essay is, by analysing the content of comic books, to (1) evaluate comic books as material for teaching, (2) if possible, to create an exercise that could be used in the classroom in which comic books are used for teaching ESL and (3) to suggest innovative material and related tasks that could be used to introduce students to issues related to meaning, with the focus on “literal or speaker meaning”, “multimodality” and “deixis”, and drawing upon principles and concepts described within the disciplines of semiotics, semantics and pragmatics. Accordingly, the thesis questions of this essay are described as follows: If possible, how could comic books be used in the classroom as an alternative material for teaching the ESL? If possible, how could comic books be used to introduce students to issues related to meaning through linguistic approaches, with the aid of semantics, semiotics and pragmatics?  Comic books, in theory and in practice, could be used in the classroom as an alternative material for teaching the English language and introduce students to issues related to meaning through linguistic approaches, with the aid including semantics, semiotics and pragmatics. LÄS MER