Essays about: "ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 151 essays containing the word ESL.

  1. 1. The role of the first language in second language learning

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Luisa Bundy; [2019]
    Keywords : ESL EFL classroom; L1 use; teachers’ code-switching;

    Abstract : Abstract This research synthesis builds upon research related to the area of learning outcomes when using the source language in the ESL/EFL classroom. Evidence were achieved from articles from different journals that have been analyzed with the purpose to examine studies conducted in using the source language in the ESL/EFL classroom. READ MORE

  2. 2. One for all, all for one? A study regarding collegial efficacy as a means to support English teachers in their teaching

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Emil Andersson; Jimmy Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : collegial efficacy; english as a foreign language; EFL; ESL; Teacher perspective; CTE; workplace situation; workplace communication; collegial exchanges; supportive measures; competence development;

    Abstract : This study sets out to explore English teachers’ perceptions of aspects concerning their workplace and collegial collaborations. At the present time in Sweden, there is a need for new qualified teachers, and furthermore, a considerable amount of the current teachers employed are considering resignation. READ MORE

  3. 3. English Outside the Classroom : A study of the impact of Extramural English on students' receptive skills

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    Author : Robin Qvarfordt; [2019]
    Keywords : EE; Extramural English; reading comprehension; listening comprehension; SLA; L2; ESL;

    Abstract : This study sets out to investigate whether and to what extent activities involving Extramural English (EE) have an impact on how students in the sixth and ninth year of the Swedish school-system perform on the national tests of listening and reading comprehension issued by the National Agency for Education. In order to test this, the students participating were asked to fill out a questionnaire asking about their contacts with English outside of the classroom environment and were then administered old national tests of reading and listening comprehension as part of their regular classroom instruction. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Two brains are often better than one, probably”: Adult ESL learners’ paired and individual lexical inferencing task performances, in relation to L2 proficiency

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Elin Nylander; [2019]
    Keywords : Lexical inferencing; L2 proficiency; task-based language learning; collaboration; sociocultural theory; dyadic patterns of interaction; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This research concerns lexical inferencing (LI), i.e., the ability to infer the meaning of unknown words in a running text (Haastrup, 1991). Despite its advantages, there is little research on LI as a collaborative effort. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explicit Reading Strategy Instruction and its Effect on Reading Comprehension Processes

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Andersson; David Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : strategic reading; reading comprehension; reading processes; explicit instruction; English language learners; ESL EFL; teaching studies;

    Abstract : This synthesis investigates the process of reading in a second or foreign language, focusing on English as an educational subject. Second language learning theories, methods and relevant teaching studies concerning reading abilities have been reviewed to shed light on how teachers can approach teaching reading to ESL- and EFL-learners. READ MORE