Essays about: "english language and global communication"

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  1. 1. “An English which is not connected to Great Britain, the USA or any other geographical region.” : How is English presented in the Swedish educational television series Pick a colour?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Victoria Fairless-Clarkson; [2017]
    Keywords : Language ideologies; English as an international language; English as a lingua franca; EFL; ESL; language teaching; educational broadcasting; Sweden.;

    Abstract : English is used worldwide as a native, second and foreign language and as a language of international communication. The uses and status of English in Sweden have been discussed in terms of its influence and ubiquity, with its presence in daily life leading some to consider English could be better described as a second, rather than foreign, language in the country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploratory investigation into the practice of communicating to publics using English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) by Finnish companies

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Darren Ingram; [2017]
    Keywords : Business Communication; Globalization; English as a Lingua Franca; International Business; Linguistics; Marketing; Public Relations; Media Language;

    Abstract : This thesis examines public relations (PR) communications that use English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) from leading Finnish companies. It analyses a corpus of 90 press releases from 15 export-active companies for linguistic usage, drawing on elements of linguistic theory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extramural English in the Global ESL Classroom : - A study of motivation, collaboration and learning in ESL

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Rasmus Detlofsson Svensson; [2017]
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    Abstract : The purpose with this essay is to research the correlation between students’ motivation in activities and their English language learning. Since there are growing demands on young learners in Sweden to learn languages and a growing need from the global society of a shared means of communication, there is also a need to revaluate the ESL classroom activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Communicative Confidence in the Swedish English Education Are the Learners Ready for the Global Arena?

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Jonas Berg; Jerry Olsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Communicative Confidence Level; English as a Foreign Language; English as a Second Language; English Education; Globalization; Global English; Lingua Franca; Swedish Upper Secondary Education;

    Abstract : In today's globalized society, English is one of the main ways of communication. Therefore, teaching students English in such a way that they not only understand the basics, but are confident enough to communicate with an international population of varied ability and linguistic background becomes a high priority in school. READ MORE

  5. 5. Linguistic Landscaping in Singapore: The Local Linguistic Ecology and the Roles of English

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Hoa Tang; [2016]
    Keywords : linguistic landscape; the ecology of language; language ecology; linguistic dominance; niches; multilingual ism ; English imperialism; diffusion-of-English paradigm; language shift; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis, adopting the ecology of language as its conceptual orientation as well as employing linguistic landscape as its methodological tool to collect and analyze data, firstly aims at investigating (1) how the four official languages of Singapore namely Malay, (Mandarin) Chinese, Tamil, and English have been deployed on signs by three different social actors, i.e. READ MORE