Search for dissertations about: "first language attrition"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words first language attrition.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Emanuel Bylund Spångberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Humanities Languages and Literature General Language Studies and Linguistics; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Jämförande språkvetenskap och lingvistik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research; 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

  2. 2. The transience of American Swedish

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Staffan Klintborg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : pragmatic markers; transfer; nonce-borrowing; markedness; language loss; language death; language attrition; language alternation; divergence; convergence; continuum; contact linguistics; codeswitching; avoidance; American Swedish; automaticity; triggering; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns two languages in contact: English and Swedish. It is based on interviews with Swedes who came to North America with the last major wave of emigration. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effects of Age of Onset on VOT in L2 Aquisition and L1 Attrition : A Study of the Speech Production and Perception of Advanced Spanish-Swedish Bilinguals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Katrin Stölten; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : Humanities; Humaniora; second language acquisition; first language attrition; maturational constraints; critical period; voice onset time; stop production; categorical perception; activation threshold hypothesis; L1 use; highly proficient L2 learners; L1 Spanish; L2 Swedish; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the role of age in second language (L2) acquisition and first language (L1) attrition. The focus is on Voice Onset Time (VOT) in the production and categorical perception of word-initial L1 and L2 stops in highly advanced L1 Spanish learners of L2 Swedish. READ MORE