Search for dissertations about: "childhood bilingualism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words childhood bilingualism.

  1. 1. Same Mother Tongue - Different Origins : Implications for Language Maintenance and Shift among Hungarian Immigrants and their Children in Sweden

    Author : Kamilla György-Ullholm; Kari Fraurud; Ellen Bijvoet; Wei Li; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language maintenance and shift; intergenerational language transmission; childhood bilingualism; simultaneous and consecutive bilingualism; heritage languages; Hungarian; Swedish as a second language; migrant families; Sweden; Nyelvcsere; nyelvmegtartás; nyelvhasználat; Svédország; magyar kivándorlók; nyelvátadás bevándorló családokban; gyermekkori kétnyelvüség; szimultán és szekvenciális kétnyelvüség; Språkbyte och språkbevarande; språköverföring i familjen; invandrarspråk; ungerska i Sverige; invandrarfamiljer; skolbarn; simultan och successiv tvåspråkighet; barns tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; Swedish language; Svenska språket; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Children s language; Barnspråk; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This study investigates intergenerational language transmission amongst Hungarian immigrants, using in-depth interviews and participant observation as the main methods. The analysis examines the experiences of parents and their school-aged children in 61 families living in Sweden´s two main cities, Stockholm and Göteborg. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a minor bilingualism : Exploring variations of language and literacy in early childhood education

    Author : Anna Martín-Bylund; Polly Björk-Willén; Eva Reimers; Diana Masny; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; minor; bilingualism; variations; language; literacy; Deleuze and Guattari; materialsemiotic; early childhood education; il literacy; language politics and language policy; minor; tvåspråkighet; variationer; språk; litteracitet; Deleuze Guattari; materialsemiotisk; förskola; il literacy; språkpolitik och språkpolicy;

    Abstract : The aim of this compilation thesis is to explore variations in bilingualism with the help of everyday specific situations at a Spanish-Swedish early childhood institution in Sweden, and by means of a ‘material-semiotic theorizing’. This means that material and semiotic elements are treated equally and entwined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood Bilingualism and Reading Difficulties : Insights from Cognition and Pedagogy

    Author : Niloufar Jalali-Moghadam; Reza Kormi-Nouri; Christina Hedman; Mila Dimitrova Vulchanova; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; bilingualism; reading difficulties; children; second language reading; cognition; special education; teachers; pedagogy; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : We are living in a world in which bi/multilingualism has become commonplace within everyday life for a great number of people. Research has shown that bilingualism produces various cognitive consequences. These effects are generally seen as positive and contributing to an enhanced level of cognitive processing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Age and Constraints on Language Learning : First Language Retention and Second Language Acquisition in International Adoptees

    Author : Gunnar Norrman; Emanuel Bylund Spångberg; Guillaume Thierry; Janet Werker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; bilingualism; critical period; electroencephalography; event-related potentials; first language retention; international adoption; phonology; second language acquisition; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the influence of age of acquisition on the long-term second language development of international adoptees. Because age of acquisition typically coincides with the onset of bilingualism, the study of maturational age effects in second language acquisition has been empirically and conceptually entangled with changes in language input and use. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growing up in a bilingual Quichua Community : Play, language and socializing practices

    Author : Camilla Rindstedt; Karin Aronsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Quichua culture; sibling caretaking; language socialization; children s play; bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of sibling play and language sociaIization. The concept of language socialization is defined as socialization through language as well as socialization to use language (Schieffelin and Ochs 1986). READ MORE