Essays about: "Spoken English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 essays containing the words Spoken English.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. In English, please! : Teacher reflections on the use of target language in instructional settings of lower secondary ESL learners.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Ida Tholse; [2016]
    Keywords : use of spoken English; oral proficiency; English; compulsory School; sociocultural perspective; history of language teaching; use of the target language;

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  4. 4. Learning strategies for reading and listening in the Swedish national syllabus for English : a case study of four English language teachers' best practices

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Linda Dahlberg; [2016]
    Keywords : language learning strategies; strategies for reading; strategies for listening; English language teaching; testing; assessment; policy documents; syllabus; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Language learning strategies are presented in several parts of the Swedish national syllabus for English for high school and teachers are expected to both teach learning strategies and to test and grade students’ use of them. Despite supporting documents, teachers have expressed an insecurity regarding what in the Swedish national syllabus for English is referred to as “[…] strategies to assimilate and evaluate the content of spoken and written English”(Skolverket, 2011a). READ MORE

  5. 5. ‘Neutral, native-like or authentic’ : Investigating attitudes and beliefs of expanding circle speakers of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Bianca Melchien; [2016]
    Keywords : accent; expanding circle; language attitude; varieties of English; sociolinguistics; ELF; language ideology; identity; Germany;

    Abstract : The status of English as thelanguage of international communication is by now well-established. However, in the past 16 years, research has tried to emphasize the fact that the English spoken in international contact situations and between people with other first languages than English has different needs than the English spoken locally amongst native speakers, resulting in the emergence of English as a lingua franca (ELF) as a scholarly field. READ MORE