Essays about: "ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the word ESL.

  1. 1. Motivation In ESL Studies : Context as a motivational device

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

    Author : Erik Fred; Pontus Qvant; [2020]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate why some students are more or less engaged in their ESL studies. Through a socio-psychological lens we investigate how attitudes toward ESL studies are affected and vary between different cultural structures and locations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring upper-secondary EFL students’ willingness to communicate in a Swedish context : An empirical study on Swedish students’ reported attitudes on oral communication in the English classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elias Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL- ESL- English as a second language; Willingness to Communicate WTC ; Student attitudes; Extramural English EE ; Oral Interaction; L2 Communication;

    Abstract : Oral communication is a central aspect of language learning in EFL-classrooms all over the world. Therefore, problems arise when students are passive, or unwilling to communicate and participate. The aim of this study is to investigate what factors impact Swedish upper secondary students’ willingness to communicate using self-reported data. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Missing Pieces : A project about trying out and improving a jigsaw-style lesson in an ESL-setting

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

    Author : Emil Svanström; Pontus Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Jigsaw-lesson; Communicative Approach; Co-operation; Jigsaw-learning; Group work; Language teaching; ESL; TESOL;

    Abstract : The aim of this project was to explore the jigsaw-method as a teaching tool in English as a Second Language-classrooms, and to design and evaluate a jigsaw-style lesson that aims to promote student activation and communication. To achieve this goal, we conducted a case study in which we designed and tried out a jigsaw-style lesson in two classes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Media form and ESL students’ comprehension : A comparative study between audiobooks and printed text

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

    Author : Kim Andrén; [2020]
    Keywords : audiobooks; printed text; modality; top down; bottom up; interactive process; mental imagery; verbal imagery; language competence; proficiency; listening strategies; reading strategies;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how the choice of media form, i.e. printed format, audiobook or reading and audio combined, affect the ability of ESL students to achieve comprehension, and how different ways of asking questions can affect their comprehension ability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Translanguaging in ESL classrooms in Sweden : from the students’ point of view

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Rojina Tabatabaei; [2020]
    Keywords : Translanguaging; L1; L2; SLA; English teaching; multicultural classrooms; Swedish upper-secondary school;

    Abstract : Translanguaging, with its connection to second language acquisition (Abrahamsson, 2009), is more useful now than ever, as multicultural classrooms are increasing drastically across the world (Hua, 2014). This is the case for Sweden, in particular, as one fifth of the students have foreign backgrounds (Torpsten, 2018). READ MORE