Search for dissertations about: "vocabulary size"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words vocabulary size.

  1. 1. Children's Vocabulary Development The role of parental input, vocabulary composition and early communicative skills

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Special Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Christine Cox Eriksson; Högskolan Dalarna.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Utbildning och lärande; child language; vocabulary development; parent-child interaction; parental input; vocabulary composition; CDI; SECDI; CLAN; grammar; lexical-grammar relationships; communicative gestures; Sweden; specialpedagogik; Special Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the early vocabulary development of a sample of Swedish children in relation to parental input and early communicative skills. Three studies are situated in an overall description of early language development in children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extramural English Matters Out-of-School English and Its Impact on Swedish Ninth Graders' Oral Proficiency and Vocabulary

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Pia Sundqvist; Karlstads universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Extramural English; out-of-school learning; implicit learning; learner language; oral proficiency; oral fluency; second language acquisition; second language learning; ESL; EFL; vocabulary acquisition; assessment; speaking tests; language diary; motivation; self-efficacy; anxiety; speech; oral communication; core vocabulary; peripheral vocabulary; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The present study examines possible effects of extramural English (EE) on oral proficiency (OP) and vocabulary (VOC). The study is based on data collected from Swedish learners of ESL in grade 9 (aged 15-16; N=80; 36 boys, 44 girls) over a period of one year. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Relationship among Vocabulary Knowledge, Academic Achievement and the Lexical Richness in Writing in Swedish University Students of English

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Zakaria Lemmouh; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; vocabulary knowledge; depth; receptive size; productive size; Swedish university students; lexical richness; take-home essays; course grades; learners; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Lingvistik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The main aims of the thesis are: to explore the development of Swedish university students’ vocabulary knowledge, size and depth and vocabulary use (i.e. lexical richness) in their written output, to examine the relationship between these, their relationship to examination grades, and to investigate how these relationships develop over time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Testing English Collocations : Developing Receptive Tests for Use with Advanced Swedish Learners

    University dissertation from Språk- och litteraturcentrum, Lunds universitet

    Author : Henrik Gyllstad; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; Språkinlärning; Language learning; vocabulary size; learning level; Swedish advanced learners of English; validity; second language vocabulary acquisition; test development; reliability; collocation; language testing; sociolinguistics; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; sociolingvistik; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : The research reported in this thesis has two main aims. The first aim is to develop tests capable of yielding reliable and valid scores of receptive knowledge of English collocations as a single construct, for use with advanced L2 learners of English. READ MORE

  5. 5. The magic of matching – speech production and perception in language acquisition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena F. Renner; Ulla Sundberg; Mattias Heldner; Marilyn Vihman; Daniel Swingley; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; First language acquisition; phonology; lexicon; vocabulary; speech production and perception; Phonetics; fonetik;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between speech production and speech perception in the early stages of phonological and lexical acquisition. Previous studies have mainly focused on independent investigations of speech production and perception abilities in language acquisition. READ MORE