Essays about: "ABOUT ENGLISH SUBJECT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the words ABOUT ENGLISH SUBJECT.

  1. 1. Video games in English class : What are some Swedish students’ and teachers’ attitudes toward using video games as a means to teach and learn L2 English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Johan Bjelke; [2020]
    Keywords : Video games; Education; Serious Games; L2 English; Students’ attitudes;

    Abstract : The aim of this degree project was to find out what students currently enrolled at upper-secondary school programs think of video games as an educational tool, and whether they believed it would be a good idea to use video games in English language classrooms. This was done by collecting data through the use of an online questionnaire, where students enrolled at an upper-secondary school in central Sweden answered questions on the subject video game habits, previous experience playing video games in class, attitudes toward video games in general and as educational tools in teaching English in particular. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning by gaming : A comparison of how Swedish upper secondary male and female students learn English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Annette Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : extramural English; multiplayer online games;

    Abstract : Earlier research has suggested that online gaming can be an effective way of acquiring English as a second or foreign language. It can both increase language proficiency (vocabulary or oral proficiency) and have a positive impact on affective filters such as motivation or willingness to communicate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teachers’ Perspectives on Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety : A Qualitative Study of Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety in a Swedish Upper Secondary School Context

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Daniel Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : FLSA; Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety; Oral Production; Reducing Speaking Anxiety; Teachers’ strategies; FLSA; Lärarnas strategier; Muntlig Produktion; Talängslan i främmande språk; Reducera Talängslan.;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to find out about teachers’ awareness, experiences and specific strategies used when dealing with Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety in the subject of English in Swedish upper secondary schools. Five teachers were interviewed to find out about their awareness and experiences of what contributes to Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety, and what manifestations students show who suffer from it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do extramural activities in English have an impact on students’ ability to correctly apply the rule of subject verb agreement?

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Ann-Chatrine Hedlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Extramural activities; subject verb agreement; second language learning;

    Abstract : Swedish learners of English have problems in managing the subject-verb agreement rule (Källqvist and Petersson 2006, Estling Vannestål 2015). Studies show that extramural activities in English improve language acquisition and language production (Sundqvist 2009). READ MORE

  5. 5. An investigation into the impact of movement and music on learning

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Lena Åkerman; Beatrice Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : movement; ESL; music; academic achievement; linguistics; language acquisition; song; gestures; physical activity;

    Abstract : This essay investigates what impact different types of movement and music has on overall academic achievement and language learning, both when connected and unconnected to specific curriculum goals and lesson content. The essay looks at both a macro and a micro perspective of the two subject areas to investigate a wider range of possible language learning benefits to be gained from incorporating more movement and music in school, both in and outside of the English as a Second Language classroom. READ MORE