Université de Neuchâtel

Littératie en langue d'origine et langue de scolarité, tout est-il transférable? Focus sur le transfert des éléments structuraux et connecteurs

Desgrippes, Magalie ; Lambelet, Amelia

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2016, vol. 103, p. 79-100

Writing different types of texts is part of the fundamental literacy skills children develop in school. An argument in favor of heritage language courses is that they might contribute to this development since the transfer of literacy skills are theorized to occur between the children's languages. In this study, we investigate the transfer of two kinds of features characteristically present in an...

Université de Neuchâtel

Zur Untersuchung von Textnormen

Kesselheim, Wolfgang

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2015, vol. T2, p. 103-122

In the present paper, two main questions will be addressed. The first question is: What are textual norms? And the second, related one: How can we empirically study textual norms, starting from individual texts? In order to answer these questions, a number of examples are analysed. A first series of cases illustrates how texts can refer to norms in explicit ways, identifying these norms as...

Université de Neuchâtel

Costruzione del testo e punteggiatura tra norma, uso e didattica negli elaborati del corpus Tiscrivo

Fornara, Simone ; Cignetti, Luca ; Demartini, Silvia ; Guaita, Marco ; Moretti, Alessandra

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2015, vol. T1, p. 71-94

The article presents the study TIscrivo (Today Written Composition, between Spoken Language and Computer Mediated Communication. Theoretical aspects, diagnosis and teaching methods, Swiss National Science Foundation funding Dore 13DPD3_136603), based on the largest corpus of texts written at school ever collected in Canton Ticino. Section 1 describes the context and the project's main goals. We...