Essays about: "bilingualism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word bilingualism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Analysis of the English language produced by a Swedish 4-year-old child in the light of the innatist perspective : A case study

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ida Wistrand; [2021]
    Keywords : Bilingualism; Second Language Acquisition; Child Second Language Acquisition; First Language Acquisition; Language development; Innatism; U-shaped learning; Overgeneralization.;

    Abstract : This is a case study that focuses on the oral proficiency in English manifested by the 4-year-old sonof the author. He speaks Swedish as his L1 like his both parents but has been exposed to Englishsince he was one year old from using a tablet. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Be-heš gofte ke da’fe-ye dige fuska koni bebin če kāret mikonam.” : Code-switching among Persian-speaking Youths in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Nadia Sahlin; [2021]
    Keywords : Code-switching; bilinguals; bilingualism; minority and majority language;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study is to investigate code-switching at a structural level among youths in Sweden speaking Persian. According to the theoretical framework of this essay code-switching occurs at certain places in sentences and follow certain grammatical rules. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Hoy seguimos hablando y hoy estamos retomando la escritura del namui wam”  (Today we continue to speak (Namui Wam) and today we take back the writing of Namui Wam) : A case study of Language Practices and Ideologies of Namui Wam in a Misak school of Guambía

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Nina Riedel; [2021]
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    Abstract : This study aims to shed more light on the role indigenous languages have in bilingual education by focusing on the language use of Namui Wam in a Misak school of the territory of Guambía in Cauca, Colombia. Based on a critical linguistic ethnographical approach, this study investigates language ideologies and linguistic practices among teachers and students. READ MORE