Search for dissertations about: "language production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 180 swedish dissertations containing the words language production.

  1. 1. "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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Writing in a third language a study of upper secondary students’ texts, writing processes and metacognition

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Yvonne Knospe; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; foreign language learning; second language acquisition; third language learning; writing in a foreign language; learning to write; metacognition; keystroke logging; text quality; German; upper secondary school; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Learning an additional foreign language (usually referred to as a third language, L3) after English (L2) in formal settings seems to remain relatively unsuccessful in the European context (European Commission 2012), despite the reported advantages from extensive language learning experiences. Against this background the present thesis explores the potential benefits of a teaching approach focused on writing strategies and metacognitive reflections for L3 writing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a minor bilingualism Exploring variations of language and literacy in early childhood education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Martín-Bylund; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; minor; bilingualism; variations; language; literacy; Deleuze and Guattari; materialsemiotic; early childhood education; il literacy; language politics and language policy; minor; tvåspråkighet; variationer; språk; litteracitet; Deleuze Guattari; materialsemiotisk; förskola; il literacy; språkpolitik och språkpolicy;

    Abstract : The aim of this compilation thesis is to explore variations in bilingualism with the help of everyday specific situations at a Spanish-Swedish early childhood institution in Sweden, and by means of a ‘material-semiotic theorizing’. This means that material and semiotic elements are treated equally and entwined. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    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