Essays about: "english learning"

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  1. 1. A list of productive vocabulary generated from second language learners' essays

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Lorena Llozhi; [2016-09-15]
    Keywords : SweLL list; Corpora; second language L2 ; SVALex; Swedish Kelly-list; NLP;

    Abstract : Corpora for second language (L2) learning may contain a receptive vocabulary, i.e., vocabulary that is understandable by learners or productive vocabulary that L2 learners themselves are able to activelyuse. Corpora containing productive vocabulary could assist both students and teachers, e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Young adult literature and its role in the English classroom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Isabella Verner; [2016-03-15]
    Keywords : Young adult literature; literature; pedagogics; education; language learning; sociocultural theory;

    Abstract : In this essay, I explore the potentials of a specific young adult novel in relation to research literature on the topic of young adult literature and its use in the English classroom. I look at the young adult novel The Giver written by Lois Lowry and discuss various approaches to teaching English with the book as core material. READ MORE

  3. 3. ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING AND POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE HOW AND WHY JAMAICA KINCAID’S A SMALL PLACE CAN BE USED IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Mona Safar Tahmas; [2016-02-05]
    Keywords : Postcolonial literature; Language teaching; Critical pedagogy; Sociocultural theory;

    Abstract : This essay deals with why and how postcolonial literature, such as JamaicaKincaid’s A Small Place, could be incorporated in English Language Teaching at the uppersecondary level in Sweden. The curriculum and syllabus for English are used to support theargument that postcolonial literature is a valuable and necessary part of the languageclassroom because it provides a perspective that is seldom represented in the Western Canon. READ MORE

  4. 4. Four Teachers’ Thoughts about Pupils’ Speaking Anxiety in the ESL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Sofia von Kogerer; [2016]
    Keywords : speech; speaking; anxiety; teacher perspective; English; ESL;

    Abstract : Findings by the Swedish Schools Inspectorate (2011), show that some pupils in Sweden feel anxiety when speaking English. This is no surprise to Horwitz, Horwitz and Cope (1986) who state that speaking is regarded to be the scariest part of language learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. The influence of ICT on learners’ motivation towards learning English

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Josefin Kreutz; Natalie Rhodin; [2016]
    Keywords : ICT; EFL; L2; IT; second language learning; foreign language learning; motivation; computer; tablet; primarychool;

    Abstract : This degree project aims to investigate if ICT has any influence as motivation for English foreign language learners. Furthermore, this study is to investigate in what way the motivation is affected, if it is affected at all. READ MORE