Search for dissertations about: "parallel language use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words parallel language use.

  1. 1. Progressives in use and contact A descriptive, areal and typological study with special focus on selected Iranian languages

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Ghazaleh Vafaeian; Östen Dahl; Agnes Korn; Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm; Pier Marco Bertinetto; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; progressive; use; contact; areal; parallel corpora; typology; grammaticalization; Iranian; Persian; Mazandarani; Gilaki; Taleshi; Tati; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Progressives are grammatical patterns primarily used to refer to events that are ongoing at a specific time. This thesis investigates uses of such patterns in a number of languages as well as the interaction of a number of progressives in contact. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on Juvencus' Language and Style

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Andreas Thor; Gerd Haverling; David Langslow; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Juvencus; biblical epic; poetic language; archaisms; Early Latin; Late Latin; prosaic language; biblical language; variation; Virgil; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the language and style used in the poem Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor by the fourth-century Christian poet Juvencus. The poem, a rendering of the biblical story of Jesus in dactylic poetry, initiated a literary genre, which is referred to as biblical epic. READ MORE

  3. 3. The transience of American Swedish

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Staffan Klintborg; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transfer; pragmatic markers; nonce-borrowing; markedness; language loss; language death; language attrition; language alternation; divergence; convergence; continuum; contact linguistics; codeswitching; avoidance; American Swedish; automaticity; triggering; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns two languages in contact: English and Swedish. It is based on interviews with Swedes who came to North America with the last major wave of emigration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advanced Second-Language Reading and Vocabulary Learning in the Parallel-Language University

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Špela Mežek; Philip Shaw; Diane Pecorari; Jim Coleman; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advanced second-language reading; biliteracy; content courses; English textbooks; higher education; incidental vocabulary learning; parallel-language courses; reading to learn; Sweden; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Due to the internationalisation of higher education, the use of English at higher education institutions has become widespread. Today an increasing number of students participate in courses with the local language as medium of instruction but with textbooks in English. READ MORE

  5. 5. Language Choice and Code-Switching in the Azerbaijani Community in Tehran : A conversation analytic approach to bilingual practices

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Bani-Shoraka; Carina Jahani; Gisela Håkansson; Jens Normann Jørgensen; [2005]
    Keywords : Iranian languages; Language maintenance; Language shift; Code-switching; Style-shifting; Conversation analysis; Bilingualism; Azerbaijani; Persian; Language policy; Iranska språk - allmänt; Iranian Languages; iranska språk;

    Abstract : This study examines language choice and code-switching patterns found in the Azerbaijani speech community in Tehran, Iran. Two empirical studies have been combined. READ MORE