Sökning: "Linguistics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1235 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Linguistics.

  1. 1. A View from Language : Growth of language in individuals and populations

    Författare :Christer Johansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavia; psycho-linguistics; past tense; linguistic ecology; language variation; language change; language acquisition; evolution; epidemics; emergence; diffusion; connectionism; area linguistics; case; simulation; synthesis.; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : The main question that this book tries to find answers to is what it is that makes language learnable. Language is one of the most complex human activities, but nearly 100% of humanity have learned a language in childhood. One answer could be that it is something in our brain that makes us learn language better than most other activities. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Gesture as a Communication Strategy in Second Language Discourse : A Study of Learners of French and Swedish

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Press

    Författare :Marianne Gullberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; second language acquisition; communication strategies; applied linguistics; gestures; Lingvistik; Linguistics; French; Swedish;

    Sammanfattning : Gesture is always mentioned in descriptions of compensatory behaviour in second language discourse, yet it has never been adequately integrated into any theory of Communication Strategies (CSs). This study suggests a method for achieving such an integration. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Sango Language and Its Lexicon (Snd-yng t Sng)

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Press

    Författare :Christina Thornell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1997]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lexical semantics; lexicology; language planning; language contact; functional linguistics; language typology; Ubangi language; pidgin creole; Sango; Central African Republic; Lingvistik; lingua franca; extended pidgin kreolspråk; basic verbs;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral dissertation is an overview of the recently arisen Sango language spoken in the Central African Republic. The overview contains a sociolinguistic and linguistic dimension with a lexical-semantic focus. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Att skriva i naturorienterande ämnen i skolan

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Författare :Åsa af Geijerstam; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; text linguistics; scientific literacy; writing instruction; reader text relationship; systemic linguistics; applied linguistics; Lingvistik; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : When children encounter new subjects in school, they are also faced with new ways of using language. Learning science thus means learning the language of science, and writing is one of the ways this is accomplished. The present study investigates writing in natural sciences in grades 5 and 8 in Swedish schools. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Physical Foundation of the Patterning of Physical Action Verbs : A Study of Chinese Verbs

    Detta är en avhandling från Linguistics and Phonetics

    Författare :Hong Gao; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; verbal semantics; trajector; semantic representation; pyscholingistics; polysemy; physical reality; physical foundation; physical action verbs; observability; motion; lexicalization patterning; landmark; intentionality; innateness; physical contact; force-dynamics; combinability; conflation; cognitive semantics; active zone; affectability; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Sammanfattning : This work is a study of verbal semantics with a focus on the discussion and illustration of the role of body parts and the semantic incorporation into verbal roots of the actions that involve various body parts. Following a general discussion of the basic issues of language construction and human body actions with the image schemas of force-dynamics presented in line with the framework of cognitive semantics, it is argued that the event structures of physical action verbs are not arbitrarily constructed but rather the constructions are built through systematic cognitive processes in relation to both human physical reality and concrete reality in the world. LÄS MER