Search for dissertations about: "thesis on grammatical competence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on grammatical competence.

  1. 1. Grammatical correctness and communicative ability a performance analysis of the written and spoken English of Swedish learners

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Inger Bergström; Umeå universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grammatical correctness; communicative ability; performance analysis; written and spoken English; classroom instruction; low-achievers; language learning; interlanguage; compensatory strategies; errors; verb phrase; parameters; systematicity; variability; writing proficiency; speech proficiency; elicitation test;

    Abstract : Written and oral material produced by a group of low-achieving learners of English from the 2-year lines of the Swedish upper secondary school was analysed from the perspective of grammatical correctness and communicative ability. The grammatical analysis focussed on the verb phrase and tests included both free production in speech and writing and elicitation tests. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Swedish School-leaving Students' Oral Proficiency in English Grading of Production and Analysis of Performance

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stellan Sundh; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; second language learning; oral testing; rating criteria; oral proficiency; grading spoken English; student production; validity; reliability; 19-year-old Swedish learners; Lingvistik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Lingvistik; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study deals with the testing and grading of Swedish school leaving students’ oral proficiency in English, and with certain aspects of these students’ linguistic competence. The analyses and results are based on material drawn from an assessment project carried out at Gothenburg University in 1993. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shakespeare's sonnets in Russian the challenge of translation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Elena Rassokhina; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Shakespeare; translation; sonnets; Russian; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets have become the interest of several generations of Russian translators. Overall, after their first appearance in the middle of the nineteenth century, at least thirty-five Russian translations of the complete sonnet collection have been produced so far, though mostly during the last three decades. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Acquisition of Russian in a Language Contact Situation A Case Study of a Bilingual Child in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Natalia Ringblom; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language acquisition; childhood bilingualism; bilingual first language acquisition; language contact; language separation; input; dominance; mother tongue; Russian; Swedish; weaker language; Sweden; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This case study investigates the acquisition of Russian in a language contact situation. It examines a simultaneous Swedish-Russian bilingual child born and raised in Sweden. Qualitative analysis is provided from age 1;4 to 8;5 focusing especially on the earliest stages (before the end of the critical period at 4;5). READ MORE