Essays about: "Attitudes of students in English language learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Attitudes of students in English language learning.

  1. 1. Is teaching GA and RP enough? : A study of Swedish upper secondary students’ attitudes towards varieties of English and their English education

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

    Author : Elin Källstad; [2019]
    Keywords : English as a second language; English varieties; Sweden; upper secondary school; comprehension; attitudes; exposure;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the teaching and learning of English as a second language and how different varieties of English are currently being used in education around the world and in Sweden. The purpose is to examine Swedish upper secondary students’ comprehension of different spoken varieties of English and their attitudes towards these varieties. READ MORE

  2. 2. So, what you’re saying is …? : A study of year 9 students’ attitudes towards and perceived knowledge of communicative competence

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Daniel Sandström; [2019]
    Keywords : communicative competence; second language learning; pragmatic awareness; teaching focus; learner perception; lower secondary school language teaching;

    Abstract : Swedes’ proficiency in English is often high up in the world rankings among the countries in which English is an L2[1]. Learners of English are routinely tested in the Swedish school system, using standardized national tests to measure how well students are doing nationwide, whilst also providing teachers with sometimes essential assistance in grading students’ language skills. READ MORE

  3. 3. Students' Attitudes and Motivation regarding English Second Language Learning : A study of the effect of sociolinguistic factors

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Merna Toma; [2019]
    Keywords : Second Language Acquisition; Second Language Learning; Sociolinguistic Factors; Attitude; Motivation;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate how students think that sociolinguistic factors such as age, gender, social class, and ethnic identity affect their attitudes and motivation regarding English second language learning in the Swedish upper secondary school. A questionnaire consisting of both qualitative and quantitative questions has been distributed in order to examine students’ attitudes and motivation regarding English second language learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using Swedish in the ESL Classroom : An interview study about students and teachers use of Swedish in the ESL classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Fatima Kizil; [2018]
    Keywords : Upper secondary school; L1; L2; ESL Classroom; Translanguaging; English-medium instruction; Swedish Curriculum; Swedish; English; target language;

    Abstract : The aim of this empirical study is to investigate the role of the L1 (Swedish for the purpose of this study) at upper secondary schools in Sweden, in English class. It also examines teachers’ and students’ attitudes towards the use of the L1 in the ESL classroom. The method that has been used for this thesis is a qualitative research method. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Something that you're passionate about" : Motivation and Integrated English in VocationalProgrammes

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Annica Malm; [2018]
    Keywords : Motivation; qualitative psychology; integrated English; vocational programmes;

    Abstract : The importance of motivation in language learning has been emphasised and paid more attention to the last decades, and the topic of student motivation has also been touched upon in the Swedish school system. The issue of low results in the vocational programmes have been scrutinised both in media and the National Agency of Education, which resulted in an integration between the character subjects and the core subjects. READ MORE