Essays about: "EFL education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 essays containing the words EFL education.

  1. 1. Why not "English only"? : Patterns of code-switching between Swedish and English in Swedish upper secondary EFL education

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Johan Vestin; [2019]
    Keywords : code-switching; EFL Teaching; Equivalence; Reiteration; Socializing; Metalanguage; L2 Avoidance; Floor-holding;

    Abstract : English education in Sweden tends to be viewed as a second language, rather than a foreign language. Therefore, it is generally expected that instruction is performed, and content is taught in English. However, previous research shows that English is generally not the sole language used, even in classrooms with explicit “English only” policies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diversity is best : A literary analysis of how Mark Haddon’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” may promote understanding and awareness towards the social construct of neurodiversity  

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Julia Hollertz; [2019]
    Keywords : Neurodiversity; English Level 6; Fundamental Values; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Neurotypicality; Social Model of Disability; Accurate Representation; Self-determination; Impairments; Disability;

    Abstract : This essay investigates how the first person narrative of Mark Haddon’s neurodiverse protagonist in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time raises awareness for the complexity of neurodiversity in relation to a neurotypical society. This has been done by applying the critical lens of Disability Studies and Disability Studies in Education to explain how disability is a concept of social and cultural construct. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teacher and Teacher Student Beliefs on Using Code-Switching in EFL Classrooms

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Beatrice Gustavsson; Anastasia Karakitsos; [2019]
    Keywords : Code-switching; Teacher beliefs; Multilingual classrooms; Multilingual strategies; Multilingualism; Plurilingualism; EFL teaching; Teacher student beliefs;

    Abstract : This study explores teacher student and in-service teacher beliefs about using code-switching in the English language classroom. Language classrooms have long adopted a monolingual approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children’s Literature in ESL: The impact of literature-based instruction on young ESL learners’ literacy development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Elin Brogan; [2019]
    Keywords : Children’s literature; Literature-based instruction; ESL; EFL; Literacy; Second language acquisition; Primary school education; Language development; Picture books; Storybooks;

    Abstract : This research synthesis looks at how literature-based instruction with children’s literature impacts young ESL/EFL learners aged 5-12. The paper focuses on how the students’ linguistic, cognitive and sociocultural ability (literacy) is affected by this type of instruction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peer and self-assessment in the upper-secondary school classroom in Sweden: enhancing EFL students’ language learning

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Manal Dahdouli; Carolina Balboa Álvarez; [2019]
    Keywords : Peer assessment; Self-assessment; EFL; Vygotsky; Language development; Sociocultural theory;

    Abstract : This study examines the ways in which peer and self-assessment can work as a tool for developing EFL students’ language skills in the context of secondary education in Sweden. After giving a brief overview of the relevant research and terminology about those assessment methods, the authors analyse the possible benefits of peer and self-assessment in the English classrooms in Sweden. READ MORE