Sökning: "language development"

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  1. 1. Samiska skolbarns samiska : en undersökning av minoritetsspråksbehärskning i en språkbyteskontext

    Författare :Mikael Svonni; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Saami language; language attrition; first language acquisition; second language acquisition; minority language; language proficiency; language development;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation presents an investigation of the proficiency in Saami of Swedish Saami schoolchildren. Several different aspects of language proficiency were examined with different methods of elicitation. The investigation had the form of a longitudinal study and mainly concerned language structure, i.e. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Nurturing a heritage language : Language-centered practices in mother-child interactions in multilingual families

    Författare :Olga Abreu Fernandes; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Helen Melander Bowden; Mathew Burdelski; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; language-centered practices; language learning environments; multilingual children; family interaction; family language policy; heritage language maintenance; language socialization; bilingual literacy; multimodal interactional analysis; Russian; Pedagogik; Education; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : Situated within research on language socialization and family language policy, this thesis explores how young children (2–4 years old) learn their heritage language in multilingual, transnational families, and how multilingualism becomes an integral part of family life. It draws on video-ethnographic fieldwork in three bi/multilingual families in Sweden with preschool-aged children where the mothers speak Russian and the parents aspire to raise children multilingually. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Family Language Policies and Immigrant Language Maintenance : Lithuanian in Sweden

    Författare :Frederik H. Bissinger; Peteris Vanags; Anneli Sarhimaa; Katharina M. Ruuska; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; family language policy; language maintenance; language practices; language management; language ideologies; harmonious bilingual development; sociolinguistics; ethnography; Lithuanian; Sweden; baltiska språk; Baltic Languages;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates family language policies of Lithuanian families in Sweden and strives to shed some light on the maintenance of Lithuanian as a heritage language. The aims of the study are to understand how Lithuanian families in Sweden construct, negotiate and implement their family language policies, and to identify challenges regarding the maintenance of Lithuanian which Lithuanian families in Sweden encounter. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Steg för steg. Naturvetenskapligt ämnesspråk som räknas

    Författare :Judy Ribeck; Lars Borin; Emma Sköldberg; Mats Wirén; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; academic language; computational linguistics; corpus linguistics; language technology; natural language processing; scientific language; subject-specific language; Swedish textbooks; quantitative stylistics; Svenska språket; Swedish;

    Sammanfattning : In this work, I present a linguistic investigation of the language of Swedish textbooks in the natural sciences, i.e., biology, physics and chemistry. The textbooks, which are used in secondary and upper secondary school, are examined with respect to traditional readability measures, e. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The language learning infant: Effects of speech input, vocal output, and feedback

    Författare :Lisa Gustavsson; Francisco Lacerda; Roger Moore; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; human; language; language acquisition; perception; production; humanoid; development; model; embodied system; speech signal processing; vocal tract morphology; acoustic; speech input; information processing; scaling; interaction; growth; infant; imitation; feedback; perceptual salience; modeling; Phonetics; Fonetik; Phonetics; fonetik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studies the characteristics of the acoustic signal in speech, especially in speech directed to infants and in infant vocal development, to gain insight on essential aspects of speech processing, speech production and communicative interaction in early language acquisition. Three sets of experimental studies are presented in this thesis. LÄS MER