Search for dissertations about: "applied linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words applied linguistics.

  1. 1. Writing with an Attitude : Appraisal and student texts in the school subject of Swedish

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jenny W. Folkeryd; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Linguistics; text linguistics; reader text relationship; systemic linguistics; appraisal theory; literacy education; written language; applied linguistics; Lingvistik; lingvistik; Linguistics;

    Abstract : Learning in school is in many respects done through language. However, it has been shown that the language of school assignments is seldom explicitly discussed in school. Writing tasks are furthermore assigned without clear guidelines for how certain lexical choices make one text more powerful than another. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gesture as a Communication Strategy in Second Language Discourse : A Study of Learners of French and Swedish

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Marianne Gullberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : second language acquisition; nonverbal communication; communication strategies; applied linguistics; co-verbal gestures; Lingvistik; Linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION;

    Abstract : Gesture is always mentioned in descriptions of compensatory behaviour in second language discourse, yet it has never been adequately integrated into any theory of Communication Strategies (CSs). This study suggests a method for achieving such an integration. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Christer Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION;

    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. Language and Literacy : Some fundamental issues in research on reading and writing

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Lund University

    Author : Per Henning Uppstad; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : Research methodology in science; Specialdidaktik; Forskningsmetodik; phoneme; Special didactics; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; Applied and experimental psychology; språktypologi; typology; Jämförande lingvistik; Comparative linguistics; sociolingvistik; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; literacy; phonology; dyslexia; writing; written language; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; fonologi; Fonetik; Phonetics; Språk- och litteraturvetenskap; Philology and literature; Filosofi; Philosophy; Språkinlärning; Language learning; reading; sociolinguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Mainstream research on reading and writing is based on the assumption, common in modern linguistics, that spoken language is primary to written language in most important respects. Unfortunately, the conceptual framework for the study of language and 'literacy' (encompassing both reading and writing skills) is built around this assumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Abstraction and authority in textbooks : The textual paths towards specialized language

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Agnes Edling; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : textbook research; text linguistics; content area reading; reader text relationship; literacy education; systemic linguistics; applied linguistics; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Lingvistik;

    Abstract : During a few hours of a school day, a student might read textbook texts which are highly diversified in terms of abstraction. Abstraction is a central feature of specialized language and the transition from everyday language to specialized language is one of the most important things formal education can offer students. READ MORE