Essays about: "english learning"

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  1. 1. 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

  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. Learning a New Language in a New Language

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Valerija Artukovic; Emma Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : second language; third language; target language; English as a foreign language; language development; immigrant students; newly arrived; CLIL; code-switching; pedagogical strategies; L2; L3; TL; EFL;

    Abstract : Swedish school today is a mixture of children who come from different countries and speak different languages. Due to conflicts and war raging in various parts of the world, the refugee stream of people seeking asylum in Sweden has put much pressure on the schools around the country. 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. Content and Language Integrated Learning in Swedish Primary School – Investigating the Effectiveness of the Approach

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Evelina Brandin; Tove Ekstrand; [2017]
    Keywords : CLIL; Content and Language Integrated Learning; FL; Language development; Content knowledge development; EFL; FLL;

    Abstract : Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a dual focused pedagogical practice in which a language other than the students’ first language is taught through content. CLIL has grown to become a popular pedagogic approach within education systems across the world. However, research conducted in Swedish primary schools is extremely limited. READ MORE