Essays about: "using authentic texts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words using authentic texts.

  1. 1. A study on the use of literature in the second language classroom

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Linda Hägg; [2016]
    Keywords : fiction; English; second language; reading; vocabulary; authentic texts;

    Abstract : This study reports on the use and benefits of fiction as a method to teach English as a second language in primary school. The study was conducted by reading previous research and conducting one-on-one interviews with six active teachers. The teachers all taught English in first to third grade, and they all had received education for it. READ MORE

  2. 2. English as a Second Language and Children’s literature : An empirical study on Swedish elementary school teachers’ methods and attitudes towards the use of children’s literature in the English classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Pedagogiskt arbete

    Author : Micaela Englund; [2016]
    Keywords : children’s literature; teacher attitudes; teaching methods; lower elementary school; Sweden;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown multiple benefits and challenges with the incorporation of children’s literature in the English as a Second language (ESL) classroom. In addition, the use of children’s literature in the lower elementary English classroom is recommended by the Swedish National Agency for Education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning by Reading : A literature study on the use of authentic texts in the EFL upper elementary classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Pedagogiskt arbete

    Author : Debra Wikström; [2015]
    Keywords : authentic texts; simplified texts; English as a foreign language; English language learners; upper elementary education;

    Abstract : The English language is widely used throughout the world and has become a core subject in many countries, especially for students in the upper elementary classroom. While textbooks have been the preferred EFL teaching method for a long time, this belief has seemingly changed within the last few years. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to use "The Rock and the River" in the English classroom - The benefits of literature in the language classroom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Delaram Pakan; [2013-03-19]
    Keywords : Literature; Civil Rights Movement; Second language acquisition; The Rock and the River;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to illustrate the advantages of literature in the teaching of English as a second language for Upper Secondary School. More specifically, the study will focus at how the African-American Civil Rights Movement can be presented to students in the English classroom by looking at the novel "The Rock and the River" written by Kekla Magoon and discuss various approaches a teacher could have when teaching with the book as a basis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can a graded reader of authentic material be generated?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskapLinköpings universitet/Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Kent Danielsson; [2013]
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    Abstract : The thesis investigates if a graded reader for English leveled to the CEFR levels by using the English Vocabulary Profile (EVP) dictionary can be generated from a corpus of authentic material. It was tested on Wikipedia and the ukWaC corpus. READ MORE