Search for dissertations about: "thesis on grammar skills"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on grammar skills.

  1. 1. Children's Vocabulary Development The role of parental input, vocabulary composition and early communicative skills

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Special Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Christine Cox Eriksson; Stockholms universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; specialpedagogik; Special Education; child language; vocabulary development; parent-child interaction; parental input; vocabulary composition; CDI; SECDI; CLAN; grammar; lexical-grammar relationships; communicative gestures; Sweden; Utbildning och lärande;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the early vocabulary development of a sample of Swedish children in relation to parental input and early communicative skills. Three studies are situated in an overall description of early language development in children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speech and language skills in children who required neonatal intensive care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Margareta Jennische; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Language; spontaneous speech; linguistic skills; follow-up; neonatal intensive care; preterm; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Spontaneous speech and linguistic skills at age 6 1/2 years were studied in 284 children who required neonatal intensive cam (NIC) in 1980-1985 (cohort 1) and 40 healthy controls and in 230 NIC children born in 1986-1989 (cohort 2) and 71 neonatally healthy children born at term.Eight aspects of the children's spontaneous speech in a conversation were evaluated: Information, speech motor function, sound pattern, word finding, word selection, grammar, interaction and motivation, and ten linguistic skills were assessed according to a protocol including imitation tasks, comprehension tasks and auditory functions, phonemes and word fluency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language Processing and Contextual Influence. A study of Swedish preschool children with language impairment

    University dissertation from Department of Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Audiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Christina Reuterskiöld Wagner; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; audiology; auditive system and speech; Otorhinolaryngology; naming; idioms; narration; genres; nonword repetition; context; language impairment; Otorinolaryngologi; audiologi; hörsel- och talorganen;

    Abstract : Language Processing and Contextual Influence A Study of Swedish Preschool Children with Language Impairment The aim of the present work was to study different types of contextual influence on language performance in a variety of tasks: repetition of nonwords, narration, understanding of idioms and picture naming in a group of Swedish preschool children with language impairment (LI). The stress pattern of words and nonwords was found to have an impact on the repetition performance of the participants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Procedural and Declarative Memory in Children with Developmental Disorders of Language and Literacy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martina Hedenius; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Specific Language Impairment; Developmental Dyslexia; Procedural memory; Declarative memory; Implicit sequence learning;

    Abstract : The procedural deficit hypothesis (PDH) posits that a range of language, cognitive and motor impairments associated with specific language impairment (SLI) and developmental dyslexia (DD) may be explained by an underlying domain-general dysfunction of the procedural memory system. In contrast, declarative memory is hypothesized to remain intact and to play a compensatory role in the two disorders. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Idiom Principle in L2 English : Assessing elusive formulaic sequences as indicators of idiomaticity, fluency, and proficiency

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Margareta Lewis; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; formulaic sequences; attempted formulaic sequences; learners; native speakers; idiomaticity; fluency; proficiency; open choice principle; idiom principle; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore and compare intermediate learners’ and native speakers’ usage of formulaic sequences, i.e. conventionalized and memorized combinations of lexis and/or grammar, here with a focus on written production of L2 English. READ MORE