Essays about: "English as a Second Language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 311 essays containing the words English as a Second Language.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. “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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Vocabulary Acquisition Based on Nation’s Criteria for Knowing a Word, with a Focus on Proficiency and Frequency : A Study on Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition through Reading and the Role of Surrounding Factors

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Tina Erlandsson; Sara Gutierrez Wallgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Incidental vocabulary acquisition; criteria for knowing a word; proficiency level; word frequency; passive vocabulary; controlled active vocabulary; active vocabulary;

    Abstract : Several studies have been made in the field of second language acquisition (SLA) regarding incidental vocabulary acquisition through reading. However, the majority have focused on the meaning of a word to measure complete acquisition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beating about the bush: written production and comprehension of L2 idioms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Lina Palm; [2019]
    Keywords : figurative meaning; idiom; keystroke logging; language transfer; literal meaning; phraseology; second language acquisition; second language learning; translation; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : A study on the online process of producing idioms in writing and how second language learners manage the production and comprehension of idioms may provide a useful and comprehensive investigation of the production, comprehension and acquisition of language. The study in this paper investigated how Swedish (L1) second language learners of English (L2) produce and comprehend written idioms in the L2. READ MORE