Search for dissertations about: "foreign languages teaching"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words foreign languages teaching.

  1. 1. Enhancing intercultural communication in teaching chinese as a foreign language : An action research study

    University dissertation from Hong Kong : The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Author : Wei Hing Ip; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intercultural communication; Chinese as a foreign language education; language acquisition; action research; flipped classroom approach; culture in language learning; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the rapid development of information communication technology, internationalization and globalization worldwide have required a shift in the focus of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) towards competence in intercultural communication in which the role of culture in the acquisition of CFL and in the pragmatic use of the language is emphasized and promoted. However, most of the current research in this academic area remains only on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teaching, Learning, and Student Output : A Study of French in the Classroom

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Anna Flyman Mattsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; language teaching learning; classroom; communication; output; focus on form; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; sociolinguistics; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik;

    Abstract : Med utgångspunkt i Swains outputhypotes från 1985 om att produktion är ett avgörande kriterium för inlärning av ett andraspråk, undersöks i avhandlingen hur språkundervisning påverkar elevers språkliga produktion. Undersökningsgruppen består av tre gymnasieklasser där eleverna läser franska som främmande språk; samtliga hade även läst franska på högstadiet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Images of an Empire Chinese Geography Textbooks of the Early 20th Century

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University

    Author : Mats Norvenius; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; modern schools; geography textbooks; national identity; Chinese minorities; Meiji Japan; nationalism; Sinocentrism; Orientalism; social Darwinism; geographical determinism; racism; militarism; constitutional monarchism; Sinology; sinologi;

    Abstract : In 1901 the Qing regime, in power 1644-1911, took wide-ranging measures to reform the Chinese Empire. Fundamental changes were carried out within the field of education, resulting in the completion of China’s first modern educational system in 1904. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vowel-Zero Alternations in West Slavic Prepositions: A Corpus Based Investigation of Polish, Slovak and Czech

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Morgan Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Polish; Slovak; Czech; vocalisation; prepositions; vowel-zero alternations; corpus; phonology.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the scope of the vowel―zero alternations in prepositions in the three major West Slavic languages, i.e. Polish, Slovak and Czech, and to formulate, within the Government Phonology framework, the general phonological principles responsible for the majority of these alternations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contraction in British newspapers in the late 20th century

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Margareta Westergren Axelsson; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This investigation of verb contractions (e.g.I'm and it's) and NOT-contractions (don't and haven't) uses two samples of British newspaper text from 1994 and 1961. The 1994 material, compiled for this study, is carefully matched to the press categories of the well-known LOB corpus of written British English. READ MORE