Search for dissertations about: "thesis on grammar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on grammar.

  1. 1. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  2. 2. Specific Language Impairment in Swedish: Grammar and Interaction

    University dissertation from Department of Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Audiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Kristina Hansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; interaction; mazes; subordination; word order; verb forms; grammar; Swedish; specific language impairment; audiology; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; audiologi; hörsel- och talorganen;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this work was to explore grammar in Swedish children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI), that is children with impaired language development in the presence of normal hearing and otherwise normal development. In four differents studies, spontaneous data from six children with SLI were analysed and compared with data from either younger children with phonological impairment but normal grammar (PI), or from younger controls with typical development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Case in Icelandic : A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach

    University dissertation from Scandinavian Languages

    Author : Johanna Barddal; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages and literature; Development of th; Scandinavian Linguistics; Spoken vs. Written Icelandic; Usage-based Model; Construction Grammar; Borrowings; Neologism; Type Frequency; Productivity; Argument Structure; Thematic Roles; Syntactic functions; Icelandic; Morphological Case; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of what the function of morphological case is in Icelandic. The working hypotheses of this book is that morphological case is a multifunctional category. READ MORE

  4. 4. Progression and Regression. Aspects of Advanced Swedish Students' Competence in English Grammar

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Monica Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; error gravity; proper noun; identification frame; genericness; the zero article; ‘idiomatic’ prepositional use; ‘systematic’ prepositional use; ‘basic’ prepositional use; non-contiguous subject-verb construction; contiguous subject-verb construction; subject-verb concord; fossilisation; restructuring of information; automatisation; interlanguage; cognitive second language acquisition theory; U-curve development; regression; progression; developmental pattern; relative frequency; error score; potential error; developmental continuum; advanced learner; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Applied linguistics; foreign languages teaching; sociolinguistics; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates advanced Swedish students’ development of three grammatical phenomena: subject-verb concord, prepositions and article use in compositions and translations. In order to describe the students’ development of these categories, actual errors are related to potential errors forming so called ‘error scores’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Grammar and grammaticalization in Manda: An analysis of the wider TAM domain in a Tanzanian Bantu language

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Languages and Literatures, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Rasmus Bernander; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Manda; Bantu; southern Tanzania; grammaticalization; grammar; linguistic description; reconstruction; tense-aspect-mood; modality; negation; auxiliary;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a grammatical description and analysis of Manda (N.11), a Bantu language spoken along Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi) in southern Tanzania. The study focuses on the “wider” TAM domain, i.e. READ MORE