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Joint attention and cooperation in the Swedish of adolescents in multilingual settings: the use of sån 'such' and såhär 'like'.

Ekberg, Lena LU (2011) In Ethnic Styles of Speaking in European Metropolitan Areas p.217-237
Abstract
This article describes the use of the Swedish sån 'such' and såhär 'like', respectively, as a means to establish joint attention and cooperation among adolescents in multilingual settings. In the south of Sweden, in the city of Malmö, sån 'such' is used, primarily, as a determiner, and also a focus marker. In contrast, adolescents in Stockholm (approximately 600 kilometres north of Malmö) make frequent use of såhär 'like' as a focus marker. However, there is no corresponding development into a determiner. The two expressions have overlapping meaning and function. They both serve to direct the hearer's attention to a linguistic expression. Simultaneously, sån and såhär may function as an appeal to the hearer to co-construct a referent that... (More)
This article describes the use of the Swedish sån 'such' and såhär 'like', respectively, as a means to establish joint attention and cooperation among adolescents in multilingual settings. In the south of Sweden, in the city of Malmö, sån 'such' is used, primarily, as a determiner, and also a focus marker. In contrast, adolescents in Stockholm (approximately 600 kilometres north of Malmö) make frequent use of såhär 'like' as a focus marker. However, there is no corresponding development into a determiner. The two expressions have overlapping meaning and function. They both serve to direct the hearer's attention to a linguistic expression. Simultaneously, sån and såhär may function as an appeal to the hearer to co-construct a referent that is being introduced by the following expression. (Less)
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determiners, adolescents, multilingualism, joint attention, cooperation, focus markers, Stockholm, Malmö
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Ethnic Styles of Speaking in European Metropolitan Areas
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Kern, Friedrike and Selting, Margret
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217 - 237
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John Benjamins Publishing Company
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978 90 272 8253 8
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English
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  author       = {Ekberg, Lena},
  editor       = {Kern, Friedrike and Selting, Margret},
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  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {217--237},
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  series       = {Ethnic Styles of Speaking in European Metropolitan Areas},
  title        = {Joint attention and cooperation in the Swedish of adolescents in multilingual settings: the use of sån 'such' and såhär 'like'.},
  year         = {2011},
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