Language skills, including reading, listening, speaking, and writing this thesis intended to investigate parental attitudes to bilingualism and parental strategies for developing first and second language skills in bilingual children the participants under study were families who had bilingual children and were living and. Bilingualism - a short overview of research on intellectual effects and the conditions which influence intellectual development - sixta quaßdorf - term paper - english language and literature studies - linguistics - publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. This thesis, written by ana paula fabian, and entitled investigating vocabulary abilities in bilingual portuguese-english-speaking children, having been approved in respect to style and intellectual content, is referred to you for judgment we have read this thesis and recommend that it be approved. Part of the bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education commons this master's thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the theses and capstone projects at dominican scholar it has been accepted for inclusion in master's theses and capstone projects by an authorized administrator. Doing so, the thesis draws on key bodies of literature in bilingualism, second language acquisition, teacher cognition and critical studies in an attempt to provide a framework for considering the research questions the study employed a qualitative, interpretive research design involving semi- structured interviews and the.
Exploring the cognitive effects of bilingualism: neuroimaging investigations of lexical processing, executive control and the bilingual advantage emily l coderre, msc thesis submitted to the university of nottingham for the degree of doctor of philosophy december. I am indebted to many people who supported and encouraged me during my years of research towards this thesis the support and encouragement came in many different forms – from valuable academic advice to telephone calls from friends for a chat i appreciated them all and i know i would not have achieved what i did. Bilingualism and language attitudes in northern sami speech communities in finland phd thesis summary thesis supervisor: dr bakró- nagy marianne, university professor phd school of linguistics uralic linguistics and languages programme eötvös loránd university faculty of humanities.
Bilingualism, language contact and change: the case of bengali and english in india by tridha chatterjee a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy (linguistics) in the university of michigan 2015 doctoral committee: professor marlyse baptista, co-chair. This thesis deals with perceptions and experiences of preschool teacher regarding strategies for language and vocabulary development in bilingual kindergartens the research took place in spanish/ latin-american and norwegian bilingual kindergartens in oslo i am grateful for the department of special.
Manuel guissemo will defend his thesis manufacturing multilingualisms of marginality in mozambique exploring the orders of visibility of local african languages centre for research on bilingualism, department of swedish language and multilingualism at stockholm university public defence of doctoral thesis 5/24. Closely related to executive functions results from previous studies suggest that bilingualism might act on specific aspects of working memory differently by testing spanish-english bilinguals and english monolinguals in two wordlist recall experiments, i investigated two possible effects bilingualism might have on working. Bilinguals sometimes outperform age-matched monolinguals on non-language tasks involving cognitive control but the bilingual advantage is not consistently found in every experiment and may reflect specific attributes of the bilinguals tested the goal of this dissertation was to determine if the way in which bilinguals use.
To further explore these issues, two studies were conducted as part of this thesis the first study employed a longitudinal design to examine the effects of bilingualism on mid- and low-ses childrens' ef development a number of ef tasks suggested to tap children's specific and unified functions were assessed over a 3-year. An investigation of the impact of bilingualism on the identity of a sample of bilingual english teachers akiko asada (asa11049853) dissertation submitted for the degree of masters of arts (tesol) in canterbury christ church university august, 2013. For my master's thesis, i researched ▫ bilingualism in young children language ideologies, attitudes, beliefs of immigrant parents for their children's language acquisition and use effective practices of early childhood education programs ( eceps) for immigrant families and their children and challenges for immigrant. The purpose and value of bilingual education: a critical, linguistic ethnographic study of two rural primary schools in mozambique by feliciano salvador chimbutane a thesis submitted to the university of birmingham for the degree of doctor of philosophy school of education the university of birmingham.
A total of 104 6-year-old children belonging to four groups (english monolinguals , chinese-english bilinguals, french-english bilinguals, spanish-english bilinguals) were compared on three verbal tasks and one nonverbal executive control task to examine the generality of the bilingual effects on.
1 university of utrecht master thesis the bilingual neurocognitive network: an investigation of neuroplasticity and cognitive performance marpessa rietbergen 3911616 july 2014 supervisor: second reader: dr frank wijnen dr jubin abutalebi uil-ots san raffaele university. The title of my thesis is “the advantages and disadvantages of raising a child bilingual: based on two case studies” i chose this topic because i have been interested in bilingualism for a long time and wanted to explore it in more detail i decided to focus on the advantages and disadvantages of raising. This thesis deals with the phenomenon called “code-switching” (cs) with a special focus on bilingual children cs, although being absolutely common and normal in a bilingual community, has been often discouraged in children, mistakenly believed to be a sign of language incompetence the aim of the thesis is to find out.