This year the awardee is Karoliina Möttönen. In addition to the Afinlandia Award presented, AFinLA also wishes to recognize three Master’s thesis with an honorable mention.
The thesis is an ethnographic case study on language policy and language ideologies in a multilingual Sweden Finnish secondary school. This study aims to examine how the language policy of the school community is depicted in the descriptions of its members. Moreover, the study analyses what kinds of language ideologies can be read from these descriptions.
The Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, AFinLA, is inviting nominations for the Afinlandia Award 2020 in the Master’s thesis series. The award is presented for a thesis written in Finland within the field of applied linguistics. We now wish to invite colleagues active in the field of applied linguistics to nominate highly qualified theses for the prize.
My MA thesis investigates English shaming in the context of Vietnam. More specifically, it aims to examine how Vietnamese YouTube users, by responding to a video of a Vietnamese beauty queen speaking in what is deemed “bad” English, articulate the existing local ideologies surrounding English in an era of globalization.
This dissertation focuses on Finnish language learning opportunities in cleaning work, which is the most common job for immigrants in Finland.
This year the Afinlandia award in the Doctoral thesis series examinesFinnish language learning opportunities in cleaning work. The awarded Master’s thesis examines language shaming practices on YouTube and the ideologies of English in Vietnam.
The Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, AFinLA is inviting nominations for the Afinlandia Award 2019 in the Master’s thesis series and in the doctoral thesis series.
My thesis deals with Finnish sixth-graders learner agency in terms of Swedish learning.
AFinLA awards Master’s thesis exploring Finnish sixth-graders’ learner agency in Swedish B1-level learning/teaching
The Finnish Association for Applied Linguistics, AFinLA is inviting nominations for the Afinlandia Award 2018 in the Master’s thesis series.