Search for dissertations about: "language teaching and learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 swedish dissertations containing the words language teaching and learning.

  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; Janet Enever; Christian Waldmann; Ingmarie Mellenius; Shelagh Rixon; [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. 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; Kirk Sullivan; Ingela Valfridsson; Anita Malmqvist; Åsa Wengelin; [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

  3. 3. Deictic Demonstratives in Japanese, Finnish and Swedish First and Third Language Perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Mitsuyo Kuwano Lidén; Gunilla Lindberg-Wada; Päivi Juvonen; Peter af Trampe; Keiko Yoshioka; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Japanese; Finnish; Swedish; spatial-deictically used demonstratives; interlanguage; third-language learning; Japanology; japanologi;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis is twofold. Firstly, it investigates the actual, native use of spatial-deictic demonstratives in Japanese, Finnish and Swedish. READ MORE

  4. 4. Language and Literacy : Some fundamental issues in research on reading and writing

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Per Henning Uppstad; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Specialdidaktik; Research methodology in science; Forskningsmetodik; phoneme; Special didactics; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; Applied and experimental psychology; språktypologi; typology; Jämförande lingvistik; Comparative linguistics; sociolingvistik; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; literacy; phonology; dyslexia; writing; written language; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; fonologi; Fonetik; Phonetics; Språk- och litteraturvetenskap; Philology and literature; Filosofi; Philosophy; Språkinlärning; Language learning; reading; sociolinguistics;

    Abstract : Mainstream research on reading and writing is based on the assumption, common in modern linguistics, that spoken language is primary to written language in most important respects. Unfortunately, the conceptual framework for the study of language and 'literacy' (encompassing both reading and writing skills) is built around this assumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Science Enacted in Everyday Life: Studies of On-line and Classroom Practice

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Miranda Rocksén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; science education; science literacy; public engagement with science; science language; genre; learning; on-line communication; classroom research;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the field of science education with two studies investigating science literacy in its practice in everyday life. The approach embrace a view on science learning as embedded in the context of situation, resulting in the study of two practices: on-line communication and science classroom. READ MORE