Essays about: "American students"

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  1. 1. Pronunciation Teaching in the Swedish EFL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Sigrid Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English as a Foreign Language; EFL; Pronunciation; Syllabus; Native Speaker Ideal; NS; Native Speaker; Teaching in Sweden;

    Abstract : This essay aims to explore how Swedish teachers of English view the shift from a Native Speaker ideal to English as a Global Language in connection to pronunciation teaching. The essay also aims to explore how the teachers teach this in practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Swedish compulsory school students’ attitudes toward English accents: Exploring how familiarity affects our language attitudes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Leonardo Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : English accents; language attitudes; Swedish compulsory school; Received Pronunciation; General American; Australian English; Irish English.;

    Abstract : This study will explore to what extent familiarity with English accents can influence compulsory school students’ attitudes towards them. Data from questionnaires completed by 98 students were analysed. The results show that the degree of familiarity with the English accent seems to affect the attitude attributed to it. READ MORE

  3. 3. The understanding of the implications of sarcastic and ironic utterances from Modern Family in English as a foreign language

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Jessica Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : irony; sarcasm; implication; self assessment; L2 English;

    Abstract : In the current study, 34 nine graders in a Swedish school were given a test where they would interpret sarcastic and ironic utterances from the American series Modern Family by explaining the implication in their own words. They were also asked to assess their own knowledge of English by filling out a questionnaire containing both qualitative and quantitative questions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Linguistic Variation in Swedish EFL-Textbooks : A Content Analytical Study of the Representation of Englishes in Swedish Upper Secondary School Materials

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nellie Lindqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : World Englishes; ELT; EFL; content analysis; qualitative research; quantitative research; textbook evaluation; interviews.;

    Abstract : Nowadays, becoming proficient in merely one variety of English may not be sufficient, since this does not guarantee an ability to communicate with the vast majority of English speakers worldwide (Modiano, 2009; Fang & Ren, 2018). Despite this, studies show that European ELT still largely focus on certain varieties over others (Modiano, 2009); hence, it is interesting to study the materials used within this context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Money Matters: A Cultural Analysis of the Experiences and Expectations of American Students in Sweden Regarding Tuition Fees

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Audrey Savage; [2020]
    Keywords : American students; Sweden; education; tuition; money; educational value; USA; valuation; cost analysis; habitus; academic field; commodification of education; the knowledge economy; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the experiences and expectations of American students conducting full-time master’s studies in Sweden and how their monetary valuation of education, demonstrated through paying tuition, impacts their studies. This thesis additionally aims to explore how students adapt a specific academic habitus during their US educational experiences that they, in turn, bring with them to study in Sweden. READ MORE