Essays about: "english learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 409 essays containing the words english learning.

  1. 1. English as a second language, the interdependence of L2 and L1 for young learners: a research synthesis.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Anastasia Bogdanova; [2018]
    Keywords : first language; second language; L1 effect on L2;

    Abstract : As future elementary school teacher with English as my specialization, I believe that English should be taught to children at an early age. The current Swedish curriculum for elementary school in grades one to three, allows each school the freedom to choose when to start their English education and English is often seen as a secondary subject. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Swedish in the ESL Classroom : An interview study about students and teachers use of Swedish in the ESL classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Fatima Kizil; [2018]
    Keywords : Upper secondary school; L1; L2; ESL Classroom; Translanguaging; English-medium instruction; Swedish Curriculum; Swedish; English; target language;

    Abstract : The aim of this empirical study is to investigate the role of the L1 (Swedish for the purpose of this study) at upper secondary schools in Sweden, in English class. It also examines teachers’ and students’ attitudes towards the use of the L1 in the ESL classroom. The method that has been used for this thesis is a qualitative research method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sentiment analysis of Swedish reviews and transfer learning using Convolutional Neural Networks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Johan Sundström; [2018]
    Keywords : Sentiment analysis; transfer learning; domain adaption; convolutional neural networks; cnn; machine learning; word2vec;

    Abstract : Sentiment analysis is a field within machine learning that focus on determine the contextual polarity of subjective information. It is a technique that can be used to analyze the "voice of the customer" and has been applied with success for the English language for opinionated information such as customer reviews, political opinions and social media data. READ MORE

  4. 4. "To speak or not to speak"

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Poorya Kazemipour; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate when, how and why three teachers in Sweden use Swedish language in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. Vygotsky’s socio-cultural theory is used as the background theory for this study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Harnessing motivation: A study into Swedish English students' motivation for engaging with English in and out of school

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Andreas Höggren; [2018]
    Keywords : upper-secondary school; Sweden; EFL; teaching; motivation; extramural English;

    Abstract : This study explores the motivation that students in Swedish upper secondary school have for engaging with, and learning, English both in and out of school to find out if there is a gap between them and find a way to possibly bridge this gap if it exists. Students’ motivation has been described as important for their learning and motivation and its effects have been studied in several ways. READ MORE