Essays about: "English second language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 398 essays containing the words English second language.

  1. 1. What’s up with Swedish Students’ Responses to Question-Based Greetings? : A Study of How Second Language Learners of English Master the Formulaic Greetings “How are you?” and “What’s up?”

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Andreas Karlström; [2020]
    Keywords : english; greetings; pragmatics; sociopragmatics; pragmalinguistics; pragmatics of politeness; second language learning; how are you? ; what s up? ;

    Abstract : The extent to which Swedish learners of English master the formulaic language of greetings and their responses has not been well researched over the years. This study aims to fill the gap by examining how 66 Swedish senior high school students respond to two question-based English greetings: the formal “How are you?” and the informal “What’s up?”. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lea Späti; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : Sherlock; social class; media; attitude;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teaching English 5 to Swedish vocational students : student attitudes, motivation and adaptation of teaching

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Kristoffer Keinvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptation; attitudes; English; motivation; second language learning; vocationally oriented teaching; vocational programs;

    Abstract : There has been research that suggests that an anti-studying culture is present in vocational programs in Sweden (Högberg 2009), and that teachers need to adapt their teaching to the students’ vocational interests in order to create an interest in learning (Lindahl 2015; Riley & Eriksson 2014; Smagorinsky et al. 2010). READ MORE

  4. 4. “And so each and every teacher has to handle it to the best of their abilities”

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Ibrahim Musa; Charles Nordström; [2019]
    Keywords : Newly Arrived Students; Second Language Acquisition; Strategies; Methods; Culture;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate the methods and strategies teachers in Malmö and Lund, Sweden, use to overcome issues faced when working with newly arrived students in teaching English. There was a need to explore this further since there is a lack of previous research in the area, as well as a lack of education on how to teach these students. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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