Search for dissertations about: "language input"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the words language input.

  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. "Say It Fast, Fluent and Flawless" formulaicity in the oral language production of young foreign language learners

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Parvin Gheitasi; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early language learning; Foreign language learning; Formulaic language; Formulaicity; English as a foreign language; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on a study, which investigated the process of early foreign language learning in a classroom context and the functions of multi-word units of language known as formulaic sequences in the oral language production of young foreign language learners. A classroom with 11 students in the age range 9 to 11 years was observed and video recorded for 16 sessions (90 minutes per session). READ MORE

  3. 3. The language learning infant: Effects of speech input, vocal output, and feedback

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Gustavsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; human; language; language acquisition; perception; production; humanoid; development; model; embodied system; speech signal processing; vocal tract morphology; acoustic; speech input; information processing; scaling; interaction; growth; infant; imitation; feedback; perceptual salience; modeling; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Phonetics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Fonetik; Phonetics; fonetik;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the characteristics of the acoustic signal in speech, especially in speech directed to infants and in infant vocal development, to gain insight on essential aspects of speech processing, speech production and communicative interaction in early language acquisition. Three sets of experimental studies are presented in this thesis. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Buket Öztekin; Ute Bohnacker; Aylin Küntay; []
    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. Representation learning for natural language

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Olof Mogren; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; artificial neural networks; artificial intelligence; natural language processing; deep learning; machine learning; summarization; representation learning;

    Abstract : Artificial neural networks have obtained astonishing results in a diverse number of tasks. One of the reasons for the success is their ability to learn the whole task at once (endto-end learning), including the representations for data. READ MORE