Search for dissertations about: "Language Acquisition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 swedish dissertations containing the words Language Acquisition.

  1. 1. The Acquisition of Russian in a Language Contact Situation A Case Study of a Bilingual Child in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Natalia Ringblom; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language acquisition; childhood bilingualism; bilingual first language acquisition; language contact; language separation; input; dominance; mother tongue; Russian; Swedish; weaker language; Sweden; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This case study investigates the acquisition of Russian in a language contact situation. It examines a simultaneous Swedish-Russian bilingual child born and raised in Sweden. Qualitative analysis is provided from age 1;4 to 8;5 focusing especially on the earliest stages (before the end of the critical period at 4;5). READ MORE

  2. 2. Getting started Children’s participation and language learning in an L2 classroom

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Asta Čekaitė; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language classroom; language learning; second language acquisition; social interaction; language socialization; peer group; affective stances; language play; socialt samspel; språksocialisation; kamratgruppen; språklig lek; affektiva uttryck; förberedelseklass; andraspråksinlärning; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling handlar om en förberedelseklass med elever (7-10 år) som har ett annat hemspråk än svenska (arabiska, kurdiska, thailändska). Utifrån empiri som samlats in genom videoinspelningar och observationer under ett års tid i en förberedelseklass studeras elevernas deltagande och språkinlärning i det dagliga klassrumsarbetet. READ MORE

  3. 3. A View from Language : Growth of language in individuals and populations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Christer Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; psycho-linguistics; Scandinavia; past tense; linguistic ecology; language variation; language change; language acquisition; evolution; epidemics; emergence; diffusion; connectionism; area linguistics; case; simulation; synthesis.; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : The main question that this book tries to find answers to is what it is that makes language learnable. Language is one of the most complex human activities, but nearly 100% of humanity have learned a language in childhood. One answer could be that it is something in our brain that makes us learn language better than most other activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Language Of Space The Acquisition And Interpretation of Spatial Adpositions In English

    University dissertation from Sydney, Australia : Macquarie University Printing services

    Author : Francesco-Alessio Ursini; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lingvistik; Syntax; Semantics; Spatial Prepositions; Language Acquisition;

    Abstract : This thesis by publication presents a study on English adpositions (e.g. to, in, at, from, in frontof, through). READ MORE

  5. 5. Age differences in first language attrition : A maturational constraints perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Emanuel Bylund; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism; first language attrition; age differences; maturational constraints; critical period; language acquisition; bilingualism; international adoptees; conceptual proficiency; language aptitude;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates age-related differences in first language (L1) attrition in a second language (L2) setting. The thesis is based on four individual studies. READ MORE