Melita Zemljak Jontes

Melita Zemljak Jontes
University of Maribor | UM · Faculty of Arts

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Znanstvena monografija o poučevanju slovenščine kot drugega in tujega jezika (DTJ) za otroke priseljence, ki so zaradi svojih jezikovnih in kulturoloških posebnosti v neugodnem položaju v primerjavi z vrstniki, je zasnovana transdisciplinarno in prinaša razprave s področja humanistike, družboslovja, naravoslovja in umetniških disciplin, ki se z raz...
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The article presents the research findings on the use of various social varieties of the Slovenian language, i. e. Standard and Non–standard language, by the students studying Slovenian language and literature in Maribor. A brief introduction is followed by a description of language culture and its efforts to improve the subject matter and the impo...
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The paper presents a theoretical insight into literacy in connection with language, communication, language culture and identity, referring to the Slovenian language and literacy in Slovenian school system. The terms are closely connected with one another and with the concept of literacy. Language enables (verbal, symbolic) communication and is rec...
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The article deals with the youngsters in a specific secondary school in Maribor which represents a sort of a conglomerate of different social varieties (dialects) of the Slovenian language. This conglomerate raises particular questions regarding perspectives of Maribor vernacular. The survey is based on 68 questionnaries of secondary school pupils....
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Prispevek na osnovi primerjalne analize prikazuje besedje, zapisano v Potrčevem romanu Na kmetih iz leta 1954, in zapise v Pleteršniko-vem Slovensko-nemškem slovarju iz let 1894–1895. Glede na Potrčev slovarček 89 narečnih geselskih iztočnic na koncu romana je iz ana-lize razvidno, da 52 od teh izkazuje narečno rabo v Pleteršnikovem slovarju. The a...
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The local dialect of larger towns or cities tends to be between dialect and standard due to various reasons. This paper presents differences in the use of noun endings in all three genders contrasted with the standard Slovenian word-formation paradigms, also taking into account the urban environment of three selected regional centers and the non-ur...
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This paper concerns the development of statistical language models of the Slovenian language for use in an automatic speech recognition system. The proposed techniques are language-independent and can be applied to other highly inflected Slavic languages. The large number of unique words in inflected languages is identified as the primary reason fo...

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The book will be part of a series on the topic of the intersection of Words and Music; the first volume, entitled Words and Music (CSP 2013), and the second, Symphony and Song (CSP 2016), covered topics including metaphor in music, the relationship between sound and sense in song lyrics, the influence of language on melody in opera, issues in translating songs lyrics, and the use of songs in language education. This volume will focus on cultural aspects of folk songs and popular and commercial music, including an analysis of cultural identity expressed through songs in expatriate communities.
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Slovenia is independent and sovereigen country only for 25 years and we have problems with the use of slovenian language in public, in research organization and as a teaching language in high education. This project is an empiric research, how to improve the situation.