Essays about: "importance of english in higher education"

Found 5 essays containing the words importance of english in higher education.

  1. 1. Are Nordic students prepared foruniversity courses taught in English? : Comparing the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish pre-university English language syllabuses with international requirements for university entry.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sanjin Pecikoza; [2016]
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    Abstract : Due to globalization and the importance of having a single lingua franca in academia, the number of international university courses taught in English—so called English medium instruction (EMI) has been steadily increasing. All students, national and international, are required to pass a certain linguistic threshold in order to be able to apply for a university program. READ MORE

  2. 2. Students’ perspectives on mathematics : An interview study of the perceived purposes of school mathematics among Swedish gymnasium students

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskaplig kommunikation och lärande (ECE)

    Author : Sofia Öhman; [2015]
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    Abstract : Mathematics is a compulsory subject throughout elementary school as well as during thefirst year of the gymnasium, which is Swedish secondary education for students in the agerange 16 to 19. It is also prioritized higher than many other school subjects, which isobvious when looking at the amount of time it takes up or the fact that, together withSwedish and English, it makes up the three subjects students need to pass in order tograduate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reading in the English classroom : A comparative study of attitudes to literature in vocational and academic programs in the first year of upper secondary school in Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Estetisk-filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Rebecca Ragnarsson; [2012]
    Keywords : English literature studies; advantages from reading fiction; second or foreign language learning; motivation;

    Abstract : Being able to read and write different kinds of texts in English is more important than ever, and previous research has shown that the latter of those two skills benefits from the former. The importance of reading is stressed in the curriculum for upper secondary education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does the national test in English increase comparability and fairness of final grades?

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Estetisk-filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Amine Jonsson; [2009]
    Keywords : English national test; final grade; assessment; comparability; fairness;

    Abstract : National tests have an important function in ensuring reliable grades, and grades at many schools function as a sorting instrument to upper secondary school and higher education, the purpose of this essay has been to investigate if the assessment of English national tests is fair and consistent. The purpose has also been to find out if teachers consider the national test as an important basis when determining a student’s final grade. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vocabulary and Receptive Knowledge of English Collocations among Swedish Upper Secondary School Students

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Kerstin Bergström; [2008]
    Keywords : vocabulary; collocation; receptive; correlation; exposure; Swedish; English; upper secondary school; onset; reinforecement;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine the vocabulary and receptive collocation knowledge in English among Swedish upper secondary school students. The primary material consists of two vocabulary tests, one collocation test, and a background questionnaire. READ MORE