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Learning of Definiteness by Belarusian Students of Swedish as a Foreign Language

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Title: Learning of Definiteness by Belarusian Students of Swedish as a Foreign Language
Other Titles: Inlärning av bestämdhet hos svenskstuderande i Belarus
Authors: Agebjörn, Anders
Issue Date: 28-Apr-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Humanities
Institution: Department of Swedish ; Institutionen för svenska språket
Parts of work: Agebjörn, Anders (forthcoming). Development of the form and meaning of definiteness in Russian-speaking learners of Swedish. Norsk lingvistisk tidskrift 39(1).

Agebjörn, Anders (2020). Explicit and implicit knowledge of article semantics in Belarusian learners of English: implications for teaching. In: Trotzke, Andreas & Tanja Kupisch (eds.), Formal linguistics and language education: new empirical perspectives. (Educational linguistics 43.) Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, pp. 179–201.

Agebjörn, Anders & Susan Sayehli. Cross-linguistic influence and language-learning aptitude in L3 acquisition of functional morphology. Unpublished manuscript.

Agebjörn, Anders (2021). Swedish noun-phrase structure in Russian-speaking learners: an explorative study of L1 influence and input-frequency effects. Journal of the European Second Language Association 5(1), pp. 16–29.
Date of Defence: 2021-05-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 maj 2021, kl. 13.15, i Hörsal C350, Humanisten, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborgsstudier i nordisk språkvetenskap
Keywords: second-language acquisition
third-language acquisition
noun phrase
implicit and explicit knowledge
cross-linguistic influence
language-learning aptitude
input frequency
Abstract: Through a series of studies, this thesis investigates the learning of definiteness in Russian-speaking students of Swedish. A communicative, oral-production task elicited modified and non-modified noun phrases in indefinite and definite contexts. Study I describes the development of the morphosyntactic structure through which Swedish encodes definiteness, the association between this structure and its meaning, and the relationship between those two tasks over time. Using an English version of th... more
ISBN: 978-91-87850-80-6
ISSN: 1652-3105
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