Search for dissertations about: "language policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words language policy.

  1. 1. Doing Language Policy A Micro-Interactional Study of Policy Practices in English as a Foreign Language Classes

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Alia Amir; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conversation analysis; ethnomethodology; language policy; practiced language policy; language policing; classroom discourse; EFL; TEFL; codeswitching; Samtalsanalys; etnometodologi; språkpolitik; language policing; klassrumsinteraktion; engelskundervisning; kodväxling;

    Abstract : This study investigates foreign language classroom talk and micro-level language policy-in-process from an ethnomethodological conversation analytic perspective. The study is based on 20 hours of video recordings from 20 lessons in an English as a Foreign Language classroom (EFL) in grades 8 and 9 of an international compulsory school in Sweden between the years 2007 and 2010. READ MORE

  2. 2. Support, resistance and pragmatism An examination of motivation in language policy in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Margrethe Søvik; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Slavic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages; language policy; language beliefs; language practices; language management; language conflict; motivation; language attitudes; combining methods; nation-building; linguistic rights; Ukraine;

    Abstract : The Ukrainian society has gone through vast changes since independence in 1991 and in this thesis some of these social changes are discussed through the prism of language policy. The main topic of the study is language policy (conceptualised as language practices, language beliefs, and language management) in the eastern Ukrainian city Kharkiv. READ MORE

  3. 3. Immigration, security and the public debate on US language policy : : A critical discourse analysis of language attitudes in the United States of America

    University dissertation from Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Soraya Tharani; Högskolan Dalarna.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Språkpolitik – Förenta staterna Invandringspolitik – Förenta staterna; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; national identity; societal security; language policy; ethnolinguistic conflict; human rights; language rights; ethnicity; multilingualism; immigration; critical discourse analysis; language attitudes; English language; Spanish language; United States;

    Abstract : The narrative of the United States is of a "nation of immigrants" in which the language shift patterns of earlier ethnolinguistic groups have tended towards linguistic assimilation through English. In recent years, however, changes in the demographic landscape and language maintenance by non-English speaking immigrants, particularly Hispanics, have been perceived as threats and have led to calls for an official English language policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unpacking dominat discourses in higher education language policy : A critical study of language policy in Swedish higher education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Susanne Jämsvi; Högskolan i Borås.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; higher education; language policy; internationalisation; critical discourse analysis; systemic functional grammar; Swedish; English; language; Lärarutbildning och pedagogisk yrkesverksamhet; Teacher Education and Education Work;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis is to investigate dominant discourses operating in the changing of HE concerning questions of language policy. It has been studied at a national level, analysing reports and government bills, and at an institutional level, analysing university language policy, taking Sweden as an example. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unpacking dominant discourses in higher education language policy A critical study of language policy in Swedish higher education

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Susanne Strömberg Jämsvi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; higher education; language policy; internationalisation; critical discourse analysis; systemic functional grammar; Swedish; English; language;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis is to investigate dominant discourses operating in the changing of HE concerning questions of language policy. It has been studied at a national level, analysing reports and government bills, and at an institutional level, analysing university language policy, taking Sweden as an example. READ MORE