Search for dissertations about: "child language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words child language.

  1. 1. The Acquisition of Russian in a Language Contact Situation A Case Study of a Bilingual Child in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Natalia Ringblom; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language acquisition; childhood bilingualism; bilingual first language acquisition; language contact; language separation; input; dominance; mother tongue; Russian; Swedish; weaker language; Sweden; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This case study investigates the acquisition of Russian in a language contact situation. It examines a simultaneous Swedish-Russian bilingual child born and raised in Sweden. Qualitative analysis is provided from age 1;4 to 8;5 focusing especially on the earliest stages (before the end of the critical period at 4;5). READ MORE

  2. 2. From family language practices to family language policies Children as socializing agents

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mina Kheirkhah; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family language policy; multilingualism; language socialization; Familj språkpolicy; flerspråkighet; språk socialisation;

    Abstract : combining approaches to family language policy with a language socialization approach, the present thesis examines family interoctions in five bi/multilingual lronian families in Sweden. The foci of the thesis have emerged from viewing and analyzing video-recordings of the families' everyday interactions, interviews and observations conducted during two phases of fieldwork. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language - mirror of culture : a case study on language socialization with Finns living in Finland and Sweden, and Swedes living in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Institute of Education Press (HLS förl.)

    Author : Marja-Terttu Tryggvason; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sociolinguistics; cultural comparison; language socialization; family dinner conversation; conversational style; involvement; Språksocialisation; Finnar; språk; Sverige; Svenskar; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study was to compare language socialization, i.e. how to use language and how to socialize children to use language, in three cultural groups: Finns living in Finland and Sweden and Swedes living in Sweden. Since language socialization is assumed to result in a conversational style, this was studied from different angles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Typical and atypical language development in Turkish-Swedish bilingual children aged 4–7

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Buket Öztekin; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingualism; Turkish; Swedish; preschool children; MAIN; CLT; language input; vocabulary; macrostructure; language impairment; atypical language development;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the vocabulary and narrative macrostructure skills of 102 typically-developing (TD) 4- to 7-year-old Turkish-Swedish bilingual children (cross-sectional), the development of these skills over time from age 4 to 6 in a subgroup of 10 children (longitudinal), and six Turkish-Swedish children with a language impairment (LI) diagnosis (clinical). The children’s health, family and language backgrounds, their language use and input patterns are explored through parental questionnaires, family interviews, and interviews with teachers and speech-language pathologists. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acquisition of reference to self and others in Greek Sign Language From pointing gesture to pronominal pointing signs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Marianna Hatzopoulou; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; deaf children; Greek Sign Language; personal pronouns; pointing; pointing signs; reference; sign language acquisition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Sign language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Teckenspråk; Sign Language; teckenspråk;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the emergence of the linguistic use of pointing as first- and non-first-person pronoun in Greek Sign Language. Despite the similarity in form between the pointing gesture and pronominal pointing signs, children acquiring sign language pass through the same stages and acquire personal pronouns at about the same age as children acquiring spoken language. READ MORE