Essays about: "Multilingualism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the word Multilingualism.

  1. 1. Exploring Translanguaging in English Textbooks : A Content Analysis of Upper and Lower Secondary School English Textbooks.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Simon Hallberg; [2022]
    Keywords : bilingualism; content analysis; language resources; multilingualism; Swedish EFL; textbooks; translanguaging;

    Abstract : Under de senaste decennierna har translanguaging fått mycket intresse inom SLA-sfären (SecondLanguage Learning). Samtida migration och den ständigt ökandeglobaliseringen har lett till en omvärdering av tvåspråkighet och flerspråkighet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teacher perception on translanguaging in grades 4-6 in Swedish Schools

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Kajsa Adler; Rebecca Ljungdahl; [2022]
    Keywords : School Language; TL Target Language ; translanguaging; bilingualism; multilingualism and teacher beliefs.;

    Abstract : Translanguaging has been breaking ground with ideas that learners’ already mastered languages and the target language should coexist to support and scaffold each other's development, instead of the historically preeminent idea that has been to separate the school language and the target language. The curriculum for Swedish schools does not give any guidelines on how to address this contradiction in research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Distillation or loss of information? : The effects of distillation on model redundancy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Eva Elzbieta Sventickaite; [2022]
    Keywords : distillation; distillation effects; distilbert; distilmbert; distilroberta; distilgpt-2; distilled neurons; redundancy; redundancy in neural networks; redundancy in language models; neuron reduction in language models; distilled language models;

    Abstract :     The necessity for billions of parameters in large language models has lately been questioned as there are still unanswered questions regarding how information is captured in the networks. It could be argued that without this knowledge, there may be a tendency to overparametarize the models. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teachers' Perceptions of Translanguaging in English Teaching in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Mimmi Karlberg; Jonathan Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : code-switching; first language; L1; multilingualism; perceptions; second language; translanguaging;

    Abstract : The role of students’ first language (L1) in second and foreign language teaching has been an issue within language teaching. Whether to use the students’ L1 is a conflicted matter whereas certain teaching theories collide with actual practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. A multilingual advantage, or lack thereof? : A comparative study of executive functions in bilinguals and multilinguals

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för hälsa, lärande och teknik; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för hälsa, lärande och teknik

    Author : Matilda Greek Selin; Calum James; [2021]
    Keywords : multilingualism; bilingualism; executive functioning; cognition; inhibition; switching;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to examine how bilinguals and multilinguals performed in executive functioning measures as well as potential differences in performance in terms of number of languages spoken and language proficiency. A sample of 191 participants between the ages 50-75 who spoke 1-5 languages were administered six executive functioning tasks measuring inhibition and switching performance. READ MORE