Search for dissertations about: "language dominance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words language dominance.

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

    Author : Natalia Ringblom; Milan Bily; Stella Ceytlin; Maria Voeikova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. Language taught and language used : dialogue processes in dyadic lessons of Swedish as a second language compared with non-didactic conversations

    Author : Lennart Gustavsson; Per Linell; Roger Säljö; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dialogue; Conversation analysis; Classroom communication; Second language teaching; Premisses for communication; Activity types; Dominance; Question-answer; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The purpose of the research reported in this monograph has been twofold. First, it aims at contributing to an inquiry of the ways in which language and context are intertwined. Second, it aims at giving a characterization of a specific communicative event, second language teaching. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies in Swedish Sign Language : Reference, Real Space Blending, and Interpretation

    Author : Anna-Lena Nilsson; Brita Bergman; Terry Janzen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish Sign Language; INDEX-c; first person pronoun; non-dominant hand; buoys; Real Space blending; token blend; surrogate blend; signing space; constructed dialogue; constructed action; sign language interpreting; Sign language; Teckenspråk; Sign Language; teckenspråk;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises four separate studies of the same material: a ten-minute Swedish Sign Language monologue. Study I describes the form, meaning, and use of the sign INDEX-c, a pointing toward the chest traditionally described as a first person pronoun. READ MORE

  4. 4. Phonological Adoption through Bilingual Borrowing : Comparing Elite Bilinguals and Heritage Bilinguals

    Author : Memet Aktürk-Drake; Niclas Abrahamsson; Sarah Thomason; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; loanword phonology; language contact; bilingualism; second-language acquisition; perceptual salience; language dominance; linguistic variation; sociolinguistics; Turkish; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : In the phonological integration of loanwords, the original structures of the donor language can either be adopted as innovations or adapted to the recipient language. This dissertation investigates how structural (i.e. phonetic, phonological, morpho-phonological) and non-structural (i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Languages and Linguistic Exchanges in Swedish Academia : Practices, Processes, and Globalizing Markets

    Author : Linus Salö; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Monica Heller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English in Sweden; language planning and policy; epistemic reflexivity; language ideology; entextualization; Bourdieu; habitus; field; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Based on four separate studies, this thesis deals with Swedish academia and its dwellers, with an eye toward accounting for matters of languages and linguistic exchanges. The perspectives and thinking-tools of Pierre Bourdieu form the basis of the main leitmotif, albeit extended with insights from linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics. READ MORE