Essays about: "ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 essays containing the word ESL.

  1. 1. The effectiveness of CLIL for English language learning in Swedish primary schools

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Gabriela Porc; Luisa Bundy; [2020]
    Keywords : CLIL; Content and Language Integrated Learning; English; ESL; Primary School; Sweden; Education; Language;

    Abstract : We live in an increasingly interconnected world where being bilingual or multilingual is the norm. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is an effective way to practice important skills for global citizens. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teachers’ Perceptions of the Use of Translanguaging within English Education in Grades 4-6

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Cajsa Grenner; Niri Hagelin Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : code-switching; ESL; L1; L2; perceptions; plurilingualism; multilingualism; translanguaging;

    Abstract : This degree project aims to explore, in the context of translanguaging, teachers' perceptions of the use of pupils’ first language within English as a second language education in Sweden. Following a review of the concept of translanguaging from a historic and pedagogical perspective, teachers’ views on the roles of their pupils’ first and second languages as reported in international research, recent research pertaining to teachers' perceptions and pedagogical methods within translanguaging is highlighted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceived Reality vs Taught Reality in Compulsory School

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Herolinda Bici; [2020]
    Keywords : esl; clil; student-centred teaching; semi-structured interview; lgr11; netnography; critical thinking; action research;

    Abstract : This paper examines how we discuss social issues in the L2 classroom under the guidelines of Lgr11. To answer this, I ask the following sub-questions; How are the overall goals of education and parts (see Appendix B) of the Curriculum for English currently perceived by English teachers? How are the social subjects in the L2 classroom currently handled? Thirdly, what kind of lesson plan can be implemented in the classroom context under the guidelines of Lgr11? Looking at past research and relevant documents along with the qualitative data and through a triangulation of evidence carried out consisting of semi-structured interviews, supported by netnography research I propose a lesson plan using the collaborative action research model. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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