Recent Submissions

  • INGlish English. The progressive construction in learner narratives 

    Wold, Stephanie Hazel (The University of Bergen, 2017-06-20)
    The topic of the present thesis is the English progressive construction BE + V-ing; more specifically, as used by young L1 Norwegian learners of L2 English and same-age nativespeakers. The study is form-based and thus ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • IPCC communicative practices: A linguistic comparison of the Summary for Policymakers 2007 and 2013 

    Fløttum, Kjersti; Dahl, Trine (Copenhagen Business School, Department of International Culture and Communication Studies (IKK) and Department of International Language Studies and Computational Linguistics (ISV), 2014)
    The present paper undertakes an analysis of language use in two so-called Summaries for policymakers (SPMs), published as part of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Assessment Reports 4 (AR4, 2007) and 5 ...
    Journal article
  • Explaining topic prevalence in answers to open-ended survey questions about climate change 

    Tvinnereim, Endre; Fløttum, Kjersti (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
    Citizens’ opinions are crucial for action on climate change, but are, owing to the complexity of the issue, diverse and potentially unformed1. We contribute to the understanding of public views on climate change and to ...
    Journal article
  • A linguistic framework for studying voices and positions in the climate debate 

    Dahl, Trine; Fløttum, Kjersti (De Gruyter, 2014-07)
    The public debate on the highly contested issue of climate change is characterized by a multitude of voices as well as position taking by the social actors involved. Studies involving the climate issue have emanated from ...
    Journal article
  • Representations of the future in English language blogs on climate change 

    Fløttum, Kjersti; Gjerstad, Øyvind; Gjesdal, Anje Müller; Koteyko, Nelya; Salway, Andrew (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    This paper investigates how the notion of future is represented in a large corpus of English-language blogs related to climate change, with an overarching interest in exploring to what extent the perspectives of ...
    Journal article
  • Migrantnarrativer som interkulturell døråpner? En pilotanalyse av læreverktekster i fransk, italiensk og spansk 

    Gjesdal, Anje Müller; Skalle, Camilla Erichsen; Eide, Liv (Institutt for lærerutdanning og skoleforskning , Universitetet i Oslo, 2017)
    Artikkelen tar opp fremmedspråkenes formidling av interkulturell kompetanse, og hvordan denne er knyttet til skolens samlede danningsprosjekt. Artikkel-forfatterne diskuterer hvordan migrantnarrativer kan brukes som ...
    Journal article
  • Norske klimanarrativer – hvor mange “fortellinger”? En lingvistisk og diskursiv analyse av to norske stortingsmeldinger 

    Fløttum, Kjersti; Espeland, Tonje J. (Institutt for lingvistiske og nordiske studier, Universitetet i Oslo, 2014)
    This article explores how climate change is framed in the Norwegian White Papers on Climate Policy and on the High North (2011–2012). Scientific as well as political representations of climate change influence individual ...
    Journal article
  • Petersburgmyten i russisk litteratur: Fra opposisjon til stagnasjon? : Et kulturologisk studium av tekster fra 1700-2000 

    Johnsen, Susan (The University of Bergen, 2007-03-22)
    Målet med denne kulturologiske studien er å undersøke petersburgmyten i russisk litteratur. Mitt fokus er rettet mot spørsmålet om denne myten har stagnert, slik enkelte forskere hevder, eller om den er fremdeles er ...
    Master thesis
  • Cuba fue diferente. El derrumbe del socialismo euro-soviético visto desde el Partido Comunista de Cuba (1989-1992 y 2013) 

    Underlid, Even Sandvik (The University of Bergen, 2017-04-28)
    The Collapse of European-Soviet Socialism (1989-1991, “the collapse”) created a profound socio-economic crisis in Cuba, and also had a strong political-ideological impact on this Caribbean nation. Many observers ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Joys and Challenges of Writing. How adult students in a multicultural EFL classroom respond to process oriented writing. 

    Byrne, Inga Hesseberg (Universitetet i Bergen (UiB), 2016-10-29)
    Voksenopplæring er et felt som har fått stadig større aktualitet de siste tiårene både i Norge og internasjonalt. Dette henger sammen med økt migrasjon, globalisering og store, raske endringer i arbeidslivet knyttet til ...
    Master thesis
  • Afterword: Page and Stage, Pasts and Presents 

    Sillars, Stuart (EMRG, 2015)
    Journal article
  • Hva trenger tolkestudenten for å lære? 

    Tiselius, Elisabet (International Studies, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2015)
    Students of public service interpreting come from a variety of backgrounds. A typical group of interpreting students includes a mix of students from different immigrant communities and from Norway’s majority population ...
    Journal article
  • Framing the Frame: Shakespeare and the Cadre 

    Sillars, Stuart (EMRG, 2010)
    This article provides a conceptual introduction to the notion of Framing and functions as an introduction. n Framing the Sign, Jonathan Culler privileges the term frame over context (ix). Culler states that framing a work ...
    Journal article
  • By whatever name 

    Myklebost, Svenn-Arve (EMRG, 2010)
    This paper explores the significance of naming and the role of editing practices of Shakespeare's plays: Is it Imogen or Innogen, Falstaff or Oldcastle? By looking into how editors of Shakespeare have approached these and ...
    Journal article
  • Rettstolking og rettssikkerhet i et norsk perspektiv 

    Johnsen, Åse (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2015)
    This article comprises a critical report on the status of court interpreting in Norway. The findings are based on an analysis of examples from the Bergen City Court and a survey of court interpreters in Norway. The first ...
    Journal article
  • On the rhetorical function of existential THERE 

    Breivik, Leiv Egil (Institutt for kultur, litteratur og språkvitenskap ved Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning, UiT Norges arktiske universitet, 1999)
    Journal article
  • Famous Hyperboreans 

    Sandin, Pär (Institutt for kultur, litteratur og språkvitenskap ved Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning, UiT Norges arktiske universitet, 2014)
    The individual Hyperboreans appearing in ancient literature are presented with a review of the Greek and Latin sources and collections of references. Most of the mythological characters are briefly discussed, but the ...
    Journal article
  • Conceptual metaphors in Ukrainian primeministers’ discourse involving renewables 

    Kapranov, Oleksandr (De Gruyter, 2015-12-30)
    This qualitative study is aimed at elucidating conceptual metaphors associated with renewable energy sources (further referred to as ‘renewables’) in Ukrainian prime ministers’ (PMs) political discourse. The material derives ...
    Journal article
  • Teachers' beliefs about multilingualism and a multilingual pedagogical approach 

    Haukås, Åsta (Taylor & Francis, 2015-06-08)
    Knowledge of teachers’ beliefs is central to understanding teachers’ decision-making in the classroom. The present study explores Norwegian language teachers’ beliefs about multilingualism and the use of a multilingual ...
    Journal article
  • Spanish teenage Language and the COLAm-corpus 

    Jørgensen, Annette Maria Myre (The University of Bergen, 2013)
    The results of the research done on Spanish teenage language with the COLAm corpus[1] of Bergen University is presented in this paper. The teenagers are trying to find their their independence, separating themselves from ...
    Journal article

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