Essays about: "English as a Foreign Language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 276 essays containing the words English as a Foreign Language.

  1. 1. Linguistic Differences in Real Conversations: Human to Human vs Human to Chatbot

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Eirini Silkej; [2020-03-02]
    Keywords : engelska; English learner; Natural language processing; Artificial Intelligence; AI; Linguistics and AI; Text messaging; Instant Messaging; IM; Chatbot; Mitsuku; Computermediated communication; CMC;

    Abstract : This study investigates how students communicate in writing when they know thattheir conversational partner is a human being in comparison to how they communicate whenthey know their partner is a chatbot. The participants are upper secondary students of English. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effective Components in Teaching Methods for Facilitating EFL Students' Oral Vocabulary Development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Moa Torvaldsdotter; [2020]
    Keywords : oral vocabulary development; english as a foreign language; teaching methods;

    Abstract : This study investigates language teaching methods and their effectiveness for high school EFL learners’ oral vocabulary development. Undoubtedly, a large and effective productive vocabulary is crucial for reaching the communicative goals for the subject of English as well as for future academic and professional life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social media in the Swedish EFL classroom : An empirical study on Swedish English teachers’ attitudes and practices regarding social media

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Sarah Isaksson; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL; social media; Sweden; English teachers; upper secondary education; language learning; digital tools;

    Abstract : Social media is a large part of Swedish adolescents’ lives. As such, social media is also prevalent in Swedish upper secondary schools. Some international research has shown positive outcomes from the use of social media as a learning tool in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom, such as higher student motivation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning by gaming : A comparison of how Swedish upper secondary male and female students learn English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Annette Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : extramural English; multiplayer online games;

    Abstract : Earlier research has suggested that online gaming can be an effective way of acquiring English as a second or foreign language. It can both increase language proficiency (vocabulary or oral proficiency) and have a positive impact on affective filters such as motivation or willingness to communicate. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of Using Video Games Compared to Traditional Methods in an EFL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Julia Ström; Emelie Fröjd; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL; English as a Foreign Language; video games; vocabulary; teaching method; digital literacy;

    Abstract : In an ever more digitalised society, there is a growing interest in digital pedagogic aids and a growing need for pedagogues to utilize new digital tools. The importance of being able to survey and evaluate information from digital sources is paramount, and the Swedish school system is responsible for teaching pupils these skills. READ MORE