Search for dissertations about: "language planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the words language planning.

  1. 1. The Sango Language and Its Lexicon (SÍnd‚-y‚ng‚ tÓ SšngŲ)

    Author : Christina Thornell; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lexical semantics; lexicology; language planning; language contact; functional linguistics; language typology; Ubangi language; pidgin creole; Sango; Central African Republic; Lingvistik;

    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

  2. 2. Group Planning among L2 Learners of Italian: A Conversation Analytic Perspective

    Author : Silvia Kunitz; Numa Markee; Andrea Golato; Makoto Hayashi; Diane Musumeci; USA University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMH√ĄLLSVETENSKAP; conversation analysis; planning; second language studies; group work; language alternation; spr√•kdidaktik; Language Education;

    Abstract : In line with the call for a process-oriented and ecologically sound approach to planning in SLA (Ellis, 2005), and with the behavioral approach adopted in other fields (Murphy, 2004, 2005; Suchman, 1987, 2007), the present work applies Conversation Analysis to the study of group planning. The participants are four groups of adult learners of Italian as a foreign language, engaged in the preparation of a classroom presentation in their L2. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language change vs. stability in conservative language communities. A case study of Icelandic

    Author : Finnur Fri√įriksson; G√∂teborgs universitet; G√∂teborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : language stability; attitudes to language; linguistic nationalism; language planning; social networks; Icelandic; ?dative sickness?; case inflections; ?new passive?; ?am-to-frenzy?;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study in language stability. Icelandic, which is regarded by many as a prime example of a stable language, is chosen as a vehicle for an examination of this field. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performing Bilingualism in Wales with the Spotlight on Welsh : A Study of Language Policy and the Language Practices of Young People in Bilingual Education

    Author : Nigel John Musk; Jan Anward; Angelika Linke; Peter Auer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bilingualism; Bilingual education; Diglossia; Language practices; Language policy and planning; Wales; Welsh; Code-switching; Performativity; Discourse analysis; Conversation Analysis; Tvåspråkighet; Tvåspråkig utbildning; Diglossi; Språkliga praktiker; Språkplanering och språkpolitik; Wales; Walesiska; Kodväxling; Performativitet; Diskursanalys; Samtalsanalys; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : The recently established National Assembly for Wales (with the vision of a ‚Äútruly bilingual Wales‚ÄĚ) and bilingual schools are but two major sites in which bilingualism is reconstituting and repackaging Welsh.By close examination of the discourse(s) of language policy texts, the public discourse of one bilingual secondary school and the discussions of four focus groups composed of pupils from the same school, this study identifies three types of discourse which are particularly salient in contemporary Wales: a globalising discourse, a nationalist discourse and an ecology-of-language discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contrasting language-in-education policy intentions, perceptions and practice : the use of English and Kreol Seselwa in the Seychelles

    Author : Justin Zelime; Mats Deutschmann; Anders Steinvall; Angeline Mbogo Barrett; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Code switching; Kreol Seselwa Seychelles Creole ; L2 Medium of Instruction; Post Colonialism; Language Policy; Translanguaging; Bilingualism; Multilingualism; language studies; språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : Many studies have shown that Second Language (L2) Medium of Instruction (MoI) policies in Africa are linked to educational inequity, substandard teaching practice, low literacy skills and poor overall academic performance. In the light of this background, this thesis aims to make a more thorough inquiry into questions related to language-in-education policies, L2 as MoI, and academic success in the Seychelles, a small island nation in the Indian Ocean. READ MORE