Essays about: "english learning"

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  1. 1. The Poetry of Teaching a Forgotten Teaching Material : A Study of Poetry’s Possibilities in the Classroom

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

    Author : Karin Franzén; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Poetry is teaching material that often is forgotten by teachers of English even though it is listed as core content in the subject syllabus in GY11. Although the word “poetry” only is stated once in the syllabus, it can be interpreted to be indicated wherever “literature in various genres” is mentioned. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-regulation and the motivation to achieve : A quantitative study on the effects of self-regulation strategies and motivation on learning English at an upper secondary school in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Johan Henriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : Self-regulation; motivation; second language learning; self-assessment;

    Abstract : The Swedish National Agency for Education recently begun explicitly promoting teaching through self-regulation strategies in national steering documents intended for teachers, following a number of other countries world wide (Skolverket, 2012; LGY 11; Dalland & Klette, 2016). The goal of self-regulation strategies is for the students to take control of their own learning process, and though there is research on the benefits of self-regulation strategies and motivation, these ideas are based on abstract concepts and biological processes in the brain, that are very difficult to measure (Zimmerman, 1990; Hattie, 2012; Simpson & Balsam, 2016; Schumann, 2004). READ MORE

  3. 3. Explicit and implicit comparison of English and Swedish in English course books for year 7 and year 11 in Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Kristin Andersson; [2017]
    Keywords : language transfer; second language acquisition; contrastive language learning; språköverföring; andraspråksinlärning; kontrastivt språkstudium;

    Abstract : This paper compares and contrasts how linguistic transfer has been incorporated in English course books for year 7 and year 11 in Swedish schools. This study has focused on finding explicit and implicit reference to transfer and interference in English course books for Swedish students by identifying references from the authors where they have pointed to similarities and differences between Swedish and English. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender bias and teachers in the EFL classroom in 4-6

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Brodin; [2017]
    Keywords : EFL; ESL; Gender bias; Gender equality; Teaching materials; Strategies; Talking; Distribution; Discourse; 4-6;

    Abstract : In the curriculum for the compulsory school it is stated that teachers should provide gender equal environments free from gender bias. Furthermore, some researchers suggests that the EFL (English as a foreign language) classroom in particular is an important place for the regulation and production of gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feedback as Formative Assessment on EFL Students’ Writing

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Jonna Johansson; Marie Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : effective formative feedback; formative assessment; writing as a process; language learning; EFL learning;

    Abstract : Providing feedback on students’ written tasks is a common aspect in today’s classrooms. Feedback affects students’ written language learning by either enhancing it or hindering it, depending on what, how and when it is given. READ MORE