Search for dissertations about: "vocabulary"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 swedish dissertations containing the word vocabulary.

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

    Author : Christine Cox Eriksson; Eva Berglund; Ulla Sundberg; Ulla Ek; Susan Ellis Weismer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child language; vocabulary development; parent-child interaction; parental input; vocabulary composition; CDI; SECDI; CLAN; grammar; lexical-grammar relationships; communicative gestures; Sweden; specialpedagogik; Special Education; Utbildning och lärande;

    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

    Author : Pia Sundqvist; Solveig Granath; Hugo Wikström; June Miliander; Magnus Ljung; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; English language; 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. Words and non-words : Vocabulary and phonological working memory in Arabic-Swedish-speaking 4–7-year-olds with and without a diagnosis of Developmental Language Disorder

    Author : Linnéa Öberg; Ute Bohnacker; Laurice Tuller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingualism; Arabic; Swedish; preschool children; vocabulary; phonological working memory; CLT; NWR; language exposure; developmental language disorder; DLD; tvåspråkighet; arabiska; svenska; förskolebarn; ordförråd; fonologiskt arbetsminne; CLT; nonordsrepetition; språkexponering; språkstörning; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the vocabulary skills and the non-word repetition (NWR) performance of 99 typically developing (TD) 4­­–7-year-old Arabic-Swedish-speaking children and 11 Arabic-Swedish-speaking children with a diagnosis of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). The children’s early language development, family backgrounds and language exposure patterns are explored through parental questionnaires, and for the DLD children also via interviews with parents, teachers and speech-language pathologists regarding their developmental history, language skills and communicative behaviour. READ MORE

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

    Author : Lena F. Renner; Ulla Sundberg; Mattias Heldner; Marilyn Vihman; Daniel Swingley; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  5. 5. Typical and atypical language development in Turkish-Swedish bilingual children aged 4–7

    Author : Buket Öztekin; Ute Bohnacker; Aylin Küntay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingualism; Turkish; Swedish; preschool children; MAIN; CLT; language input; vocabulary; macrostructure; language impairment; atypical language development;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the vocabulary and narrative macrostructure skills of 102 typically-developing (TD) 4- to 7-year-old Turkish-Swedish bilingual children (cross-sectional), the development of these skills over time from age 4 to 6 in a subgroup of 10 children (longitudinal), and six Turkish-Swedish children with a language impairment (LI) diagnosis (clinical). The children’s health, family and language backgrounds, their language use and input patterns are explored through parental questionnaires, family interviews, and interviews with teachers and speech-language pathologists. READ MORE