Essays about: "English as a Second Language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 284 essays containing the words English as a Second Language.

  1. 1. “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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Textbook - Servant or Master? : A Study of the Role of Textbooks in English Second Language Learning in Swedish High Schools

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : André Simu; [2019]
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    Abstract : Textbooks are considered an integral part of language teaching-learning. The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between textbooks and teachers as well as students. READ MORE

  4. 4. Portfolio assessment in the writing classroom for young English Second Language learners.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Angela Arias Morel; Milanda Gültekin; [2019]
    Keywords : EFL; ESL; portfolio-assessment; self-assessment; self-evaluation; self-regulation; SLA; SRL; writing development; young learners; zone of proximal development;

    Abstract : English as a second language learning has been growing during the last years on a global level and the demands on both students and teachers have increased set by curriculum goals. Educators of today need to cater for development of knowledge and language for students with mixed abilities and assist them in developing metacognitive skills. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Opinions and Beliefs of Four Teachers Regarding Computer Assisted Language Learning

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Mahmut Paca; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital technology; Computer assisted language learning CALL ; Curriculum; Beliefs; Learning skills.;

    Abstract : Digital technology has developed at a rapid pace, even in the second language learning classrooms. The Swedish Curriculum of English stresses the importance of learning digital technology in the school environment. READ MORE