Search for dissertations about: "L2"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 136 swedish dissertations containing the word L2.

  1. 1. Event conceptualisation and aspect in L2 English and Persian : An application of the Heidelberg–Paris model

    Author : Somaje Abdollahian Barough; Philip Shaw; Carina Jahani; Maria Kuteeva; Bergljot Behrens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; event conceptualisation; event construal; language production; progressivity; internal structure; conceptual transfer; L1 influence; L2 learning; L2 user; dāštan-progressive; bare mi-form; imperfective; perfective; perspective-taking; English; Persian; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The present project investigates the impact of the grammaticalised progressive on event conceptualisation in English and Persian. It applies the Heidelberg–Paris framework using single event descriptions for analysis at the sentence level and story re-narrations at the discourse level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Room for Improvement? : A comparative study of Swedish learners’ free written production in English in the foreign language classroom and in immersion education

    Author : Marika Kjellén Simes; Solveig Granath; Philip Shaw; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Immersion education; CLIL; International Baccalaureate; advanced L2 learners; upper secondary school; L2 learning; L2 acquisition; free written production; low-frequency vocabulary; tense shift; motivation; mastery orientation; intrinsic motivation; sociocultural attitudes; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska; Annan forskning med relevans för lärarutbildningen; Other research relevant to Teachers Education;

    Abstract : The present study examines the effects of immersion education on the English of two groups of advanced Swedish learners at upper secondary school. In immersion education, or CLIL, subject content is taught through a second language as a means of enhancing target language competence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blindness and Second Language Acquisition : Studies of Cognitive Advantages in Blind L1 and L2 speakers

    Author : Helena Smeds; Niclas Abrahamsson; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Loraine Obler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early blindness; late blindness; L1 speakers; L2 speakers; cognitive advantages; second language acquisition; phonological short-term memory; recognition memory; episodic memory; speech perception in noise; accentedness in L2 speech; Bilingualism; tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate whether blind individuals display cognitive advantages over sighted individuals with regard to second language acquisition. Previous studies from neuropsychology have indicated that this is the case. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acquiring L2 Syllable Margins : Studies on the simplification of onsets and codas in interlanguage phonology

    Author : Niclas Abrahamsson; Björn Hammarberg; Roy Major; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with developmental, universal, grammatical, and functional factors involved in the acquisition of L2 syllable structure. More specifically, using speech data from Spanish and Chinese learners of Swedish, the thesis examines the production and development of syllable onsets and codas—that is, syllable margins. READ MORE

  5. 5. L2 Instruction and Collocation Learning : Classroom intervention research on input processing with L1 Swedish adolescent learners of English

    Author : Per Snoder; Tore Nilsson; Camilla Bardel; Elke Peters; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; L2 English collocation learning; instructional intervention; Swedish adolescent learners; input processing; språkdidaktik; Language Education;

    Abstract : An important dimension of learning a second language (L2) is to build up a store of recurring word combinations that native speakers use. These so-called formulaic sequences (FSs) serve many functions in fluent language use. READ MORE