Essays about: "English as a Foreign Language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 essays containing the words English as a Foreign Language.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. PROMPTED Peer Response and Grammatical Errors : Prompted Peer Response vs Unprompted Peer Response inReducing Grammatical Errors

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Michael Melanson; [2019]
    Keywords : Peer response; grammar; errors; collaboration; prompts;

    Abstract : The current classroom environment is filled with expectations for both teacher and student but is often lacking in time. Skolverket (2011) outlines ambitious goals such as developing students’ critical thinking abilities, adapting teaching to each student’s individual needs, and encouraging students to actively take part in the development of their own educational process, to name just a few. READ MORE

  3. 3. The importance of pragmatics instruction in second and foreign languages

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Ivanoff; [2019]
    Keywords : pragmatics; pragmatic competence; all-round communicative skills; ESL EFL; SLA;

    Abstract : This research synthesis intends to examine how second and foreign language pragmatics can effectively be instructed in English foreign language classrooms. It also aims to explore what evidence there is for pragmatics instruction in EFL in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning how to make requests in English : Pragmatic input in Swedish EFL textbooks

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Anna Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : requests; EFL textbooks; speech acts; pragmatic input; pragmatic competence; uppmaningar; engelska läromedel; språkhandlingar; pragmatik; pragmatisk kompetens;

    Abstract : English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching should not only aim at providing learners with the linguistic resources to communicate in English, but also develop learners’ pragmatic competence in order for them to be able to use language efficiently and appropriately for different purposes. The present study examines what pragmatic input learners receive from two Swedish EFL textbook series regarding the speech act of request. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital Tools in Classroom Settings with Regards to Young EFL Pupils with Reading Disabilities

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Malin Knutsson; [2019]
    Keywords : digital tools; dyslexia; EFL; ELL; language learning; learning disabilities; reading disabilities;

    Abstract : This research synthesis covers the effect of the use of digital tools in teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) to pupils with reading disabilities. The impact of the use of digital tools on pupils with reading disabilities was analysed based on articles presenting results from empirical studies made on the subject. READ MORE