Search for dissertations about: "sociolinguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word sociolinguistics.

  1. 1. Identity Construction : The Case of Young Women in Rasht

    Author : Padideh Pakpour; Carina Jahani; Nigel Musk; Sally Boyd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Iran; Rasht; intersectionality; sociolinguistics; identity; membership categorisation analysis; social categories; language norms; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study took place in the city of Rasht, which is the capital of Gilan Province, situated in North-Western Iran. The aim has been to investigate how a group of young Rashti women constitute their identities through their talk-in-interaction, and how they relate to the concept of Rashti, be it the dialect, people living in a geographical area, or a notion of collective characteristics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phonological Adoption through Bilingual Borrowing : Comparing Elite Bilinguals and Heritage Bilinguals

    Author : Memet Aktürk-Drake; Niclas Abrahamsson; Sarah Thomason; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; loanword phonology; language contact; bilingualism; second-language acquisition; perceptual salience; language dominance; linguistic variation; sociolinguistics; Turkish; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : In the phonological integration of loanwords, the original structures of the donor language can either be adopted as innovations or adapted to the recipient language. This dissertation investigates how structural (i.e. phonetic, phonological, morpho-phonological) and non-structural (i. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Balochi Language of Turkmenistan : A corpus-based grammatical description

    Author : Serge Axenov; Carina Jahani; Åke Viberg; Elena Bashir; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Iranian languages; Balochi; dialectology; phonology; morphology; syntax; descriptive linguistics; sociolinguistics; unwritten languages; fieldwork; Iranian languages; Iranska språk - allmänt; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a synchronic description of the Balochi language as spoken in Turkmenistan. The dissertation consists of three main parts: sound structure, word and phraselevel morphosyntax and clause structure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evidential marking in spoken English : Linguistic functions and gender variation

    Author : Erika Berglind Söderqvist; Merja Kytö; Angela Hoffman; Marta Carretero; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Evidentiality; spoken language; English; corpus linguistics; gender; style; pragmatics; sociolinguistics; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the marking of evidentiality in spoken British English. Evidentiality is the linguistic expression of whether and how a speaker/writer has access to evidence for or against the truth of a proposition, and it is usually manifested in the form of sensory evidentiality (e.g. I saw Sam leave), hearsay evidentiality (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teaching, Learning, and Student Output : A Study of French in the Classroom

    Author : Anna Flyman Mattsson; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; language teaching learning; classroom; communication; output; focus on form; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; sociolinguistics; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik; Education; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Student speech production is an essential part of language learning in the foreign-language classroom. The students usually have few opportunities to use the language outside the classroom, which underscores the importance of making good use of the time spent in the classroom. READ MORE