Search for dissertations about: "Bilingualism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the word Bilingualism.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

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

    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

  3. 3. Thoughts in Motion The Role of Long-Term L1 and Short-Term L2 Experience when Talking and Thinking of Caused Motion

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centre for Research on Bilingualism Department of Swedish and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Guillermo Montero-Melis; Emanuel Bylund; T. Florian Jaeger; Henriëtte Hendriks; Lars Fant; Barbara C. Malt; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Linguistic relativity; language and thought; conceptualization; thinking for speaking; semantic typology; lexicalization patterns; events; caused motion; bilingualism; second language acquisition; transfer; adaptation; priming; Spanish; Swedish; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis is about whether language affects thinking. It deals with the linguistic relativity hypothesis, which proposes that the language we speak influences the way we think. This hypothesis is investigated in the domain of caused motion (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Phonological Adoption through Bilingual Borrowing Comparing Elite Bilinguals and Heritage Bilinguals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Memet Aktürk-Drake; Niclas Abrahamsson; Sarah Thomason; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; loanword phonology; language contact; bilingualism; second-language acquisition; perceptual salience; language dominance; linguistic variation; sociolinguistics; Turkish; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : In the phonological integration of loanwords, the original structures of the donor language can either be adopted as innovations or adapted to the recipient language. This dissertation investigates how structural (i.e. phonetic, phonological, morpho-phonological) and non-structural (i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Manufacturing Multilingualisms of Marginality in Mozambique Exploring the Orders of Visibility of Local African Languages

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Manuel Guissemo; Christopher Stroud; Caroline Kerfoot; Ana Deumert; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; African languages; bilingualism; language ideology; linguistic landscape; Maputo; Mozambique; multilingualism; Portuguese; transnational multilingualism; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Colonial era language policies and practices in Mozambique sought to render native African languages (and their speakers) invisible in public space. This ‘order of (in)visibility’ was later adopted by many African states, including Mozambique, by choosing the ex-colonial language as the one and only official language and prohibiting or ignoring the use of African languages in the interest of so-called national unity. READ MORE