Essays about: "English as a Lingua Franca"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words English as a Lingua Franca.

  1. 1. Learning by Gaming : Investigating the Influence of Playing Video Games on Vocabulary Level among Swedish ESL Learners

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Joacim Hadin; [2019]
    Keywords : Video games; Online Communication Tools; ESL; Receptive; Vocabulary Level; Influence;

    Abstract : The video game industry is one of the fastest growing markets in the world today. The fact that playing video games has become such a popular recreational activity among youths and adolescents has created a need for research investigating the effects of video game playing. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Speaking Silence : A qualitative study of how Swedish teachers meet and handle the challenges of speaking anxiety among their students in English language education.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Nina Nessler; [2018]
    Keywords : Speaking anxiety; Performance anxiety; English as a foreign language;

    Abstract : Being able to communicate, interact and speak your mind in our time is considered one of the most essential proficiencies, especially in English which is accepted as a lingua franca. The most frequently used word in the Swedish course syllabuses for English is communication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using English as a Lingua Franca at an International Company : A Study of the Communication Between Non-native English Speakers in a Swedish Workplace

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Josefin Nygren; [2018]
    Keywords : lingua franca; communication; workplace communication; language use; second language acquisition; technical language;

    Abstract : This essay examines the communication in English and use of English at a Swedish company with employees from all over the world. The aim is to investigate how the employees experience speaking English with their colleagues and if they believe that misunderstandings can occur owing to their language differences. READ MORE

  4. 4. English in Europe post-Brexit: An analysis of the post-Brexit discourse surrounding English as a European lingua franca

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Jennifer Melckersson; [2018]
    Keywords : lingua franca; language policy; Brexit; media discourse; Europastudier; European Studies; UK; EU; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay examines in what ways the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union negatively affects the status of English as a lingua franca in Europe, if at all. I theorize that English will continue to play a major part in the lives of regular Europeans in the future, but that politicians and other public figures in Europe may push for a change in language policy and language planning in order to further their own language. READ MORE

  5. 5. English as a lingua franca in political talk : The use of self-repair and repetition as clarification strategies in political interviews with Jean-Claude Juncker

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Silja Röde; [2018]
    Keywords : English as a lingua franca ELF ; self-repair; repetition; political discourse; interview;

    Abstract : This study investigates the use of two communicative strategies in particular, namely self- repair and repetition, in political interviews with Jean-Claude Juncker where English is used as a lingua franca (ELF). While ELF has received increasing attention throughout the past years, with a variety of researched genres ranging from higher education (e. READ MORE