Essays about: "the importance of english among students"

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  1. 1. Teaching speaking in the English classroom : Teacher practices in Swedish upper secondary schools

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Jorge Villegas Martínez; [2018]
    Keywords : English as a foreign language EFL ; speaking; communicative competence; oral proficiency; target language; pedagogical materials; textbook analysis; assessment; communicative approach;

    Abstract : This qualitative study aims to investigate how teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL) work to develop their students’ oral proficiency. The study analyses interviews and pedagogical materials to elucidate how the interviewed teachers regard their students’ oral proficiency, what kind of activities they use for teaching speaking and how they assess oral proficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Student’s Self-perceived English Accent and Its Impact on Their Communicative Competence and Speaking Confidence : An Empirical Study Among Students Taking English 6 in Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Johanna Norman; [2017]
    Keywords : Perceived accent; Communicative competence; English; Upper-secondary school; Students; Impact; Sweden;

    Abstract : The English language plays an important role as a lingua franca in Sweden as well as in many countries across the European Union (EU). The ability to communicate well in English is highly valued and as a response to this, communicative competence has had an increasingly major part in the English language education and curriculums all over Europe, including the Swedish curriculum for English language education. READ MORE

  3. 3. The study abroad experience : Self-reflecting on the development of intercultural competence and identity after one semester abroad

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Patrycja Wysocka; [2017]
    Keywords : intercultural communication; intercultural competence; intercultural identity; linguistic repertoire; study abroad;

    Abstract : Study abroad programmes have become popular among students around the world nowadays. Thanks to the participation in the exchange, students are able to improve their intercultural skills, which may be beneficial for them in their future careers. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Organization of English Language Teaching and Leadership Impact in Non-Governmental Centres : A Comparative Study Between Stockholm and Thessaloniki

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Poulcheria Papadopoulou; [2015]
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    Abstract : The significance of the English language is unquestionable in today’s globalized era and,as a consequence,the importance of its teaching starting from a young age doubtless. Formal teaching occurring at educational centressuch as private and public schools is one side of learning; there is, however, the non-formal aspect which gains increasing support and it refers to the private tuition delivered in non-governmental centresin Europe. READ MORE