Dissertations on Linguistics

Linguistics is a field of study that explores the science of languages and their structures. Linguistics covers how factors such as history, culture, society, and politics, amongst other elements, can have an impact on language.

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Development of Stylistics in Linguistics

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A dissertation on concepts and theories of stylistics, the scientific study of style, and their development throughout history....

Last modified: 21st Nov 2023

The Role of Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition

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There are both cognitive (working memory, intelligence, attention to name a few) and social factors (such as education, motivation and age) that contribute to successful SLA. This dissertation focuses on the cognitive aspects....

Last modified: 21st Dec 2021

Dissertation on Syntactic Processing in Bilinguals

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We investigated whether syntactic processing in bilinguals is also non-selective for language in a population of adult heritage speakers of Spanish living in the United States....

Last modified: 17th Nov 2021

Dissertation on Was/Were Language Variation in Lancashire

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This study examines was/were variation in Lancashire. A variationist approach is taken to investigate how the nonstandard variants are conditioned and whether this has changed over time....

Last modified: 15th Nov 2021

Analysis of Linguistic Theory in Transpotting (1996)

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This dissertation argues that the language of John Hodge's screenplay Trainspotting, though it appears to contain sub-cultural social contexts, cannot be categorised within the framework of linguistic theory as representing a youth subculture....

Last modified: 5th Nov 2021

Linguistic Politeness

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This study attempts to identify politeness strategies employed by authors in economic journal communities for both local and international economic journals....

Last modified: 7th Oct 2021

Politeness Strategies Used in Academic Writing

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The ways that economists use language to express themselves in a polite way, and understanding the politeness style of writing from economists scientific text....

Last modified: 2nd Sep 2021

Linguistics Dissertation Topics

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A selection of example dissertation topics in linguistics to help and inspire you when choosing your dissertation topic....

Last modified: 17th Aug 2021

Linguistics Dissertation Titles

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Linguistics Dissertation Titles. We have provided this selection of example linguistics dissertation titles to help and inspire you....

Last modified: 16th Aug 2021

Linguistic Forensic Analysis of Texts

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Index INTRODUCTION METHODOLOGY ANALYSIS Author ‘A’ Similarities and differences CONCLUSION APPENDIX Average sentence length Text 1 (Author ‘A’) Text 2 (‘Author A’) Text 3 (‘Author A’) ...

Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Think-aloud Verbal Protocols to Explore Foreign Language Anxiety

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Abstract Think-aloud verbal protocols (TAPs) have been used in a number of language research studies to investigate thought processes and emotions related to L2 learning. However, there has been major...

Last modified: 13th Dec 2019

Inter-lingual Interference in the Usage of Prepositions

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Inter-lingual Interference in the Usage of Prepositions in the English of Syrian Students Abstract In recent years, studies of foreign language acquisition have tended to focus on learners’ err...

Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

A Case Study of Russian Dative Subject Constructions

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Subjecthood cannot be squishy: A case study of Russian dative subject constructions Contents Abbreviations 0. Introduction 1. Subjecthood and dative subjects 2. Dative subjecthood in Russian 3. Rethi...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2019