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Transfer and Syntax? : A study on the acquisition of German word order by Swedish native speakers


  • Susan Sayehli

Summary, in English

In the field of second language acquisition (SLA) it is an important question, which role the native language assumes in the acquisition of another language. Studies have shown that there exists a native language influence on a phonological and lexical level. The situation in syntax is however different. Here a native language influence (transfer) is not self-evident.

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Document type

Student publication for Master's degree (one year)


  • Languages and Literatures


  • Tyska som andraspråk för svenskar
  • Andraspråksinlärning
  • Tvåspråkighet
  • Andraspråk
  • Språkinlärning
  • Applied linguistics, foreign languages teaching, sociolinguistics
  • Tillämpad lingvistik, undervisning i främmande språk, sociolingvistik


  • Gisela Håkansson