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. Norm critical pedagogy in the second language classroom

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Camilla Edvinsson; Sofia Hammarström; [2017]
    Keywords : educational steering documents; discourse analysis; degrading treatment; ESL; educational policy; norm critical pedagogy; anti-oppressive education; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : English as a second language (ESL) classrooms in Sweden constitute multicultural and social platforms where different language backgrounds and attitudes meet and where norms intersect, are contested and negotiated, creating possibilities for some, but limitations for others. The Swedish National Agency for Education promotes norm critical pedagogy (NCP) as a means to tackle degrading treatment and prevent discrimination in school and in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Can you pronunce January? : A comparative study of Swedish students learning English in an at-home environment and a study-abroad environment

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

    Author : Evelina Green; [2017]
    Keywords : study abroad programs; phonology; second language learning; contrastive analysis hypothesis; utbytesstudier; fonologi; andraspråksinlärning; contrastive analysis hypothesis kontastiv-analys-hypotes ;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to investigate whether there is a difference between Swedish learners of English in an at-home environment compared to Swedish learners of English who studied English abroad for a year, in their ability to distinguish between certain English phoneme. The method used to investigate was through a questionnaire where the informants had to identify words containing the sounds /z/, /θ/, /ð/, /ʃ/, /ʒ/, /tʃ/, /dʒ/ and /w/. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Learning Experiences and Professional Development of Native English Teachers in Korean Universities : - A qualitative study

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande

    Author : andrew keane; [2017]
    Keywords : Professional development; native English teachers; Korea;

    Abstract : English language skills are a highly valued commodity in South Korea. Most Korean students study English from first grade in elementary school, throughout their entire grade school experience and into university. READ MORE