Search for dissertations about: "Dissertations on Sociolinguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Dissertations on Sociolinguistics.

  1. 1. Constructions of Language Competence Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Assessing Second Language Interactions in Basic Adult Education

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

    Author : Maria Rydell; Catrin Norrby; Gunlög Sundberg; Caroline Kerfoot; Tim McNamara; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; constructions of language competence; language ideologies; migration; language testing and assessment; Swedish as a second language; embodied interaction; lived experience of language; adult education; sociolinguistics; linguistic anthropology; nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages;

    Abstract : The current thesis is concerned with constructions and perceptions of what it means to be ‘a competent language user’ in the context of a language programme in basic Swedish called Swedish for Immigrants (SFI). A particular focus is given to the testing and assessment of oral interaction. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Per Henning Uppstad; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Specialdidaktik; Research methodology in science; 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;

    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

  3. 3. The Greek of the Ancient Synagogue : An Investigation on the Greek of the Septuagint, Pseudepigrapha and the New Testament

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Georg Walser; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sociolinguistics; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; translation technique; Pentateuch; synagogue; Septuagintism; Semitism; Hebrew influence; code-switching; diglossia; conjunctions; particles; word order; participles; New Testament; Septuagint; Pseudepigrapha; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik; Greek language; Grekiska språket; Bible; Bibelvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study attempts to test the hypothesis that there existed a peculiar variety of Greek which was used for certain purposes by Jewish and Christian writers in the context of the synagogue. It is argued that the origin of this variety was the translation Greek of the Pentateuch, and the background for the hypothesis is the polyglossic nature of the Greek language, i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evidential marking in spoken English Linguistic functions and gender variation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of English

    Author : Erika Berglind Söderqvist; Merja Kytö; Angela Hoffman; Marta Carretero; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Evidentiality; spoken language; English; corpus linguistics; gender; style; pragmatics; sociolinguistics; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the marking of evidentiality in spoken British English. Evidentiality is the linguistic expression of whether and how a speaker/writer has access to evidence for or against the truth of a proposition, and it is usually manifested in the form of sensory evidentiality (e.g. I saw Sam leave), hearsay evidentiality (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Knowledgeable Parent Ideologies of Communication in Swedish Health Discourse

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

    Author : Linnea Hanell; Mona Blåsjö; Anders Björkvall; Rodney H. Jones; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; child care; health communication; knowledge; language ideology; linguistic anthropology; mediated discourse analysis; parenting; sociolinguistics; the welfare state; föräldraskap; hälsokommunikation; kunskap; lingvistisk antropologi; medierad diskursanalys; sociolingvistik; språkideologi; välfärdsstaten; nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the communication of health knowledge among new parents in Sweden. Based on three separate studies, the thesis employs a selection of theoretical concepts and methodological approaches, mainly originating from mediated discourse analysis and linguistic anthropology. READ MORE