Sökning: "language usage"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 141 avhandlingar innehållade orden language usage.

  1. 1. Reasons for Language : Language and Analogical Reasoning Ability in Children with Cochlear Implants and Children with Typical Hearing

    Författare :Michaela Socher; Björn Lyxell; Malin Wass; Rachel J. Ellis; Åsa Wengelin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cochlear implants; analogical reasoning; cognitive training; expressive language; pragmatic language ability;

    Sammanfattning : The usage-based model of language acquisition assumes that language is learned by its usage. General cognitive processes, especially analogical reasoning ability, are assumed to lead to the understanding of words and grammatical structures. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders : teaching, language, and screening

    Författare :Fredrika Miranda-Linné; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Autism; autism spectrum disorders; Autism Behavior Checklist; language; test construction; factor analysis; teaching; discrete-trial; incidental teaching; generalization; spontaneous usage; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Clinical Physiology; klinisk fysiologi;

    Sammanfattning : The present dissertation on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) addressed several questions. First, the behavioral symptoms of speaking and mute individuals with ASD were compared on the Autism Behavior Checklist (ABC), a commonly used diagnostic instrument. In addition, questions about the construction of the ABC were investigated. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Studies on Juvencus' Language and Style

    Författare :Andreas Thor; Gerd Haverling; David Langslow; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Juvencus; biblical epic; poetic language; archaisms; Early Latin; Late Latin; prosaic language; biblical language; variation; Virgil; Latin; Latin;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the language and style used in the poem Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor by the fourth-century Christian poet Juvencus. The poem, a rendering of the biblical story of Jesus in dactylic poetry, initiated a literary genre, which is referred to as biblical epic. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Language change vs. stability in conservative language communities. A case study of Icelandic

    Författare :Finnur Friðriksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :language stability; attitudes to language; linguistic nationalism; language planning; social networks; Icelandic; ?dative sickness?; case inflections; ?new passive?; ?am-to-frenzy?;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a study in language stability. Icelandic, which is regarded by many as a prime example of a stable language, is chosen as a vehicle for an examination of this field. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Expresiones de movimiento en español como segunda lengua y como lengua heredada : Conceptualización y entrega del Camino, la Manera y la Base

    Författare :Alejandra Donoso; Lars Fant; Niclas Abrahamsson; Johan Pedersen; Susana Silvia Fernandez; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptualization; lexicalization patterns; motion events; Path; Manner; Ground; grammatical aspect; second language acquisition; bilingualism; Spanish as a second language; Spanish as a heritage language; Conceptualización; patrones de lexicalización; eventos de movimiento; Camino; Manera; Base; aspecto gramaticalizado; adquisición de segundas lenguas; bilingüismo; español como segunda lengua; español como lengua heredada; español L1; sueco L1; español L2; Spanish; spanska;

    Sammanfattning : The current thesis is based on four individual studies which aim to account for the expression of motion events (ME) in Spanish and Swedish as first languages (L1), in Swedish as a second language (L2), and in Spanish as a heritage language (SHL). The data, resulting from audio-recordings of different sorts of stimuli, have been analyzed with special focus on (1) the most common structures used for referring to various types of ME, (2) the types and amount of information provided by the participants, in particular as regards the semantic components Path, Manner and Ground, and (3) grammatical aspect and types of syntactic structures resorted to, including the correlation between the two latter factors and speakers’ discursive preferences. LÄS MER