Essays about: "Spoken English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the words Spoken English.

  1. 1. Grammatical Effects of Affect A contrastive corpus analysis of the use and meaning of infant and baby

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Carl-Anders Karlsson; [2017-10-12]
    Keywords : Affective meaning; expressive meaning; semantics; Cognitive grammar;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at (1) outlining a basic understanding of how affective, or expressive,meaning can be understood relative to linguistic meaning and language at large, and (2) analysinghow affective meaning may relate to epistemological status and reference type in actual languageuse. The thesis' theoretical framework is largely situated within the paradigm of cognitivelinguistics, and in particular drawing from the work of Langacker (2008). READ MORE

  2. 2. Student’s Self-perceived English Accent and Its Impact on Their Communicative Competence and Speaking Confidence : An Empirical Study Among Students Taking English 6 in Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Johanna Norman; [2017]
    Keywords : Perceived accent; Communicative competence; English; Upper-secondary school; Students; Impact; Sweden;

    Abstract : The English language plays an important role as a lingua franca in Sweden as well as in many countries across the European Union (EU). The ability to communicate well in English is highly valued and as a response to this, communicative competence has had an increasingly major part in the English language education and curriculums all over Europe, including the Swedish curriculum for English language education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gaming and School Langauge : A study of gamers’ use of a second language and attitudes towards English during online gaming and in the classroom

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Philip Forsell; [2017]
    Keywords : Gaming; Language; School; attitudes towards English; Classroom language;

    Abstract : This research paper investigates the language that is used by upper secondary students both in gaming and in school related situations. The overarching aim is to compare the language that students in upper secondary school use during online gaming and in classroom situations and how one influences the other and what attitudes students have regarding spoken English during online gaming and in the classroom. READ MORE

  4. 4. Translanguaging as a scaffolding structure in a multilingual group studying English in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Anna Dahlberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Translanguaging; multilingual; scaffolding structure; second language development;

    Abstract :            This study was conducted in order to find out what translanguaging practices are used in an English learning multilingual classroom and how those practices can create scaffolding structures for the students’ language development. By attending a second language English class with adult multilingual students and conducting a structured observation it was possible to achieve gathered material sufficient to answer these questions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Language use in the Swedish EFL Classroom : An empirical study on teachers’ language use in the Swedish elementary EFL classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Pedagogiskt arbete

    Author : Malin Weijnblad; [2017]
    Keywords : EFL; English; Target language use; First language use; Swedish elementary school; language of instruction.;

    Abstract : In this empirical study, the aim is to investigate how and why teachers in five elementary classes in Sweden use the target language and first language respectively in the EFL classroom. In addition to investigating the teacher perspective, pupils are also asked how they perceive their English teacher’s choice of spoken language in the EFL classroom. READ MORE