Search for dissertations about: "language contact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words language contact.

  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; Milan Bily; Stella Ceytlin; Maria Voeikova; [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. The Sango Language and Its Lexicon (Snd-yng t Sng)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Christina Thornell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lexical semantics; lexicology; language planning; language contact; functional linguistics; language typology; Ubangi language; pidgin creole; Sango; Central African Republic; Lingvistik; lingua franca; extended pidgin kreolspråk; basic verbs;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation is an overview of the recently arisen Sango language spoken in the Central African Republic. The overview contains a sociolinguistic and linguistic dimension with a lexical-semantic focus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language contact and structural change An Old Finnish case study

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Merlijn De Smit; Erling Wande; Kaisa Häkkinen; Raimo Anttila; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finnish; historical linguistics; language contact; Whitehead; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Finno-Ugric languages Finnish language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Finsk-ugriska språk Finska språket;

    Abstract : The object of this study is to shed new light on both the influence exerted on Finnish by the Swedish language, and on the mechanisms by which language contact in structural domains takes place. It is argued that syntactic borrowing should be regarded as a subtype of reanalysis and extension rather than as an independent mechanism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Age differences in first language attrition : A maturational constraints perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Emanuel Bylund; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Niclas Abrahamsson; Silvina Montrul; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; first language attrition; age differences; maturational constraints; critical period; language acquisition; bilingualism; international adoptees; conceptual proficiency; language aptitude; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates age-related differences in first language (L1) attrition in a second language (L2) setting. The thesis is based on four individual studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Age differences in first language attrition : A maturational constraints perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Emanuel Bylund Spångberg; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Niclas Abrahamsson; Silvina Montrul; ; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; first language attrition; age differences; maturational constraints; critical period; language acquisition; bilingualism; international adoptees; conceptual proficiency; language aptitude; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates age-related differences in first language (L1) attrition in a second language (L2) setting. The thesis is based on four individual studies. READ MORE