Sökning: "second language speakers"

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  1. 1. Andraspråkstalare i arbete : En språkvetenskaplig studie av kommunikation vid ett svenskt storföretag

    Författare :Marie Nelson; Britt-Louise Gunnarsson; Ulla Börestam; Catrin Norrby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; workplace interaction; immigrants; second language speakers; interactional sociolinguistics; ethnography; communicative network; relational talk; professional writing; social integration; Swedish language; Svenska språket; Nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a study of the everyday communication of second language speakers in a major Swedish company. On the basis of eighteen interviews with permanently employed industrial and office workers, who came to Sweden as adults from countries outside the Nordic region where non-Germanic languages are spoken, five individuals were chosen for observation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Blindness and Second Language Acquisition : Studies of Cognitive Advantages in Blind L1 and L2 speakers

    Författare :Helena Smeds; Niclas Abrahamsson; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Loraine Obler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early blindness; late blindness; L1 speakers; L2 speakers; cognitive advantages; second language acquisition; phonological short-term memory; recognition memory; episodic memory; speech perception in noise; accentedness in L2 speech; Bilingualism; tvåspråkighet;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study is to investigate whether blind individuals display cognitive advantages over sighted individuals with regard to second language acquisition. Previous studies from neuropsychology have indicated that this is the case. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Age and Constraints on Language Learning : First Language Retention and Second Language Acquisition in International Adoptees

    Författare :Gunnar Norrman; Emanuel Bylund Spångberg; Guillaume Thierry; Janet Werker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; bilingualism; critical period; electroencephalography; event-related potentials; first language retention; international adoption; phonology; second language acquisition; Bilingualism; tvåspråkighet;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the influence of age of acquisition on the long-term second language development of international adoptees. Because age of acquisition typically coincides with the onset of bilingualism, the study of maturational age effects in second language acquisition has been empirically and conceptually entangled with changes in language input and use. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Narrativa identiteter och levande metaforer i ett andraspråksperspektiv

    Författare :Katrin Ahlgren; Inger Lindberg; Marie Carlson; Lena Ekberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; second language speakers; language learning; second language use; strategies; hermeneutics; ethnopoetic method; life narratives; narrative identity; metaphor; voice; andraspråkstalare; språkinlärning; språkanvändning; strategier; hermeneutik; etnopoetisk metod; livsberättelser; narrativ identitet; metafor; röst; Education in Languages and Language Development; utbildningsvetenskap med inriktning mot språk och språkutveckling;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of two separate yet connected studies which investigate how some adult second language speakers of Swedish with various backgrounds reflect on their experiences of language use. The studies are based on the same empirical data, which consists of questionnaires, diaries, essays and observations, but primarily of conversations conducted with a time interval of six years. LÄS MER