Search for dissertations about: "second language learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the words second language learning.

  1. 1. Play, Culture and Learning Studies of Second-Language and Conceptual Development in Swedish Preschools

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Robin Samuelsson; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early childhood education; ECEC; preschool; play; affordances; embodiment; multimodal; interaction; second-language development; conceptual development; culture; cultural affordances; digital tools; artefacts; perception; förskola; förskolepedagogik; didaktik; förskola; lek; affordanser; kroppslighet; multimodalitet; interaktion; andraspråksutveckling; begreppsutveckling; kultur; kulturella affordanser; digitala redskap; artefakter; perception; Utbildningsvetenskapliga studier; Studies in the Educational Sciences;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies how second-language and conceptual development emerge through interactions in Swedish preschool environments. It studies how types of interaction, such as play, can scaffold children toward such developments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The dynamics of second language learning a longitudinal and qualitative study of an adult's learning of Swedish

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nils Granberg; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; second language learning; second language acquisition; individual differences; attitude; motivation; learning strategies; communication strategies; identity; liminality; case study; Grounded Theory; hermeneutic; qualitative; holistic; longitudinal; Swedish;

    Abstract : An often discussed issue in the field of second language learning is the influence and importance of individual differences, IDs, such as motivation, personality, previous learning experiences and learning strategies. It has been claimed that IDs form a complex system in the learner, but little consensus has been reached as regards definitions of constructs or their relative importance. 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. Getting started Children’s participation and language learning in an L2 classroom

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Asta Čekaitė; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language classroom; language learning; second language acquisition; social interaction; language socialization; peer group; affective stances; language play; socialt samspel; språksocialisation; kamratgruppen; språklig lek; affektiva uttryck; förberedelseklass; andraspråksinlärning; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling handlar om en förberedelseklass med elever (7-10 år) som har ett annat hemspråk än svenska (arabiska, kurdiska, thailändska). Utifrån empiri som samlats in genom videoinspelningar och observationer under ett års tid i en förberedelseklass studeras elevernas deltagande och språkinlärning i det dagliga klassrumsarbetet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation learning for natural language

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Olof Mogren; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; artificial neural networks; artificial intelligence; natural language processing; deep learning; machine learning; summarization; representation learning;

    Abstract : Artificial neural networks have obtained astonishing results in a diverse number of tasks. One of the reasons for the success is their ability to learn the whole task at once (endto-end learning), including the representations for data. READ MORE