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ERIC Number: ED460617
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 300
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-951-9388-44-3
ISSN: ISSN-0781-0318
Puolin ja toisin: Suomalais-virolaista kielentutkimusta. AFinLAn vuosikirja 1998 (On Both Sides: Finnish-Estonian Research on Language. AFinLA Yearbook 1998).
Luukka, Minna-Riitta, Ed.; Salla, Sigrid, Ed.; Dufva, Hannele, Ed.
The papers included in this yearbook of the Finnish Society of Applied Linguistics (AFinLA) were presented at the 1998 AFinLA conference "Linguistics and Finland: Crossing the Gulf." Papers are in Finnish, Estonian, or English, but all have accompanying English abstracts. The topics discussed in the papers include the following: speed and accuracy of grammatical judgments in the first and second language; native language, foreign language, and thinking; comparison of Finnish writing skills of students taught in a Swedish immersion program and students taught in the native language (Finnish); the International Baccalaureate and its emphasis on Finnish; Finnish language proficiency and minority language speakers in an immersion context; patterns of English-Finnish codeswitching; interlanguage conversation; test results of Estonians learning Finnish as a second language; language teachers reflections on their professional choices; relevance of linguistic and psycholinguistic studies to mother tongue instruction; verbs and noun phrases in philosophical essays; Latin in English medical texts and the possibilities for interdisciplinary integrated teaching; structural analysis of sentences with "It" as a formal object; language usage and electronic mail; native language influence on the teaching and learning of Finnish and Estonian; terminology associated with electric money in the Finnish media; oral proficiency of advanced language learners; classroom interaction; language testing; learning diaries; and language policy and planning in Estonia. (VWL)
AFinLA, Center for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyvaskyla, P.O. Box 35, FIN-40351, Jyvaskayla, Finland (120 Fmk).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishEstonianFinnish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Finnish Association of Applied Linguistics, Jyvaskyla.
Identifiers - Location: Estonia; Finland