Sökning: "Linguistic relativity"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden Linguistic relativity.
1. Relativizing linguistic relativity Investigating underlying assumptions about language in the neo-Whorfian literatureDetta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis
Sammanfattning : This work concerns the linguistic relativity hypothesis, also known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which, in its most general form claims that ‘lan-guage’ influences ‘thought’. Past studies into linguistic relativity have treated various aspects of both thought and language, but a growing body of literature has recently emerged, in this thesis referred to as neo-Whorfian, that empirically investigates thought and language from a cross-linguistic perspective and claims that the grammar or lexicon of a particular language influences the speakers’ non-linguistic thought. LÄS MER
2. Thoughts in Motion The Role of Long-Term L1 and Short-Term L2 Experience when Talking and Thinking of Caused MotionDetta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Centre for Research on Bilingualism Department of Swedish and Multilingualism, Stockholm University
Sammanfattning : This thesis is about whether language affects thinking. It deals with the linguistic relativity hypothesis, which proposes that the language we speak influences the way we think. This hypothesis is investigated in the domain of caused motion (e.g. LÄS MER
3. Conceptualización de eventos en español y en sueco : Estudios sobre hablantes monolingües y bilingüesDetta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Stockholm University
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with language-specific patterns in the selection and organization of information (i.e., conceptualization) reflected in the expression of events by monolingual and bilingual speakers of Spanish and Swedish. LÄS MER
- Detta är en avhandling från Melbourne : RMIT University
Sammanfattning : Most Indigenous Australian language speaking students in remote Northern Territory locations are taught in English by non-Indigenous teachers. Their first languages are inadequately accounted for in mathematics curricula and assessments. LÄS MER
5. Event conceptualisation and aspect in L2 English and Persian : An application of the Heidelberg–Paris modelDetta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University
Sammanfattning : The present project investigates the impact of the grammaticalised progressive on event conceptualisation in English and Persian. It applies the Heidelberg–Paris framework using single event descriptions for analysis at the sentence level and story re-narrations at the discourse level. LÄS MER