Dr Amanda Walldoff

Affiliations:
Email: amanda.walldoff@su.se
Mobile: +46 (0)73 969 66 84
Phone: +46 (0)8 16 43 58
Address: Visiting address: Kräftriket 1, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden


Description

My main areas of interest are Arabic sociolinguistics in general and Arabic as a minority language in specific and my research has focused on Arabic as a heritage language in Sweden, acquisition of Arabic, home language/mother tongue instruction, and educational policies.

At the department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish studies I have taught writing in the Arabic script, general grammar, Modern Standard Arabic grammar, and translation. As a teacher, I strive to make the students understand Arabic grammatical structures in depth by comparing them to structures that they are already familiar with from other languages.


Projects

Arabic in Home Language Instruction. Language Acquisition in a Fuzzy Linguistic Situation

This thesis investigates the command
8th-graders in Arabic home language instruction have of written Modern
Standard Arabic and if the type of instruction they have received and/or
contact with written Arabic affect their performance. Background
chapters discuss variab...



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