Essays about: "EFL classroom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 essays containing the words EFL classroom.

  1. 1. Summative assessment of oral language proficiency : Four Swedish EFL teachers’ views on communicative competence, grading criteria and strategy use

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Malin Schultz; [2020]
    Keywords : oral fluency; oral interaction; knowledge requirements; grading; threshold levels; interviews; grounded theory; Swedish upper secondary school; syllabus for English;

    Abstract : Assessment is one of the major struggles for EFL teachers, not least oral proficiency assessment. Considering the great influence of communicative competence on today’s EFL classroom, oral language proficiency is a common source of assessment. However, it is also difficult to assess, and grading criteria are not always easy to interpret. READ MORE

  2. 2. Do I Teach What I Preach? A study on teachers’ beliefs and classroom practise for reading and reading strategies

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : David Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : explicit instruction; metacognitive awareness; reading; reading comprehension; reading strategies; socio-economic background; EFL ESL; teacher beliefs;

    Abstract : To operate in our modern society an individual need to possess a well-rounded reading ability, and to know of and use reading strategies is crucial for learners to develop this ability. The present study sets out to explore the beliefs of Swedish English teachers regarding the significance of reading and reading strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effectiveness of Collaborative Writing for Development of EFL learners’ Individual Writing Skills

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Daniel Olsson; Alice Vahlén; [2020]
    Keywords : collaborative learning; collaborative writing; EFL learners; L2 learners;

    Abstract : The following study investigates the possible advantages of using collaborative writing to facilitate development of individual EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners' writing skills. In a comparative study on European students’ foreign language proficiency (Costa & Albergaria-Almeida, 2015), only about forty per cent of the participating students, including Swedish secondary students, exhibited competency in levels B1 and B2 in terms of writing proficiency, a stage of progression which Swedish students are expected to achieve when entering lower and upper-secondary education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pronunciation Teaching in the Swedish EFL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    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

  5. 5. Motivation as a key to oral interaction : How 7 to 9-grade teachers in Sweden stimulate pupils' oral interaction in the English classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Nille Oxelind; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL teaching; motivation; oral interaction; Willingness to Communicate; WTC;

    Abstract : Pupils who want to learn English as a foreign language, EFL, need to practice speaking. This is a necessity, not least since this skill is crucial when communicating with others. When pupils lack this inclination, EFL teachers have to know how to engage them in oral interaction. READ MORE