Essays about: "English as a Second language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 378 essays containing the words English as a Second language.

  1. 1. A Swedish Perspective on Japanese as a Third Language. The Effects of English as Second Language

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Rebecca Malmborg; [2021-03-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Third language acquisition; L3 Japanese; L2 English; L1 Swedish;

    Abstract : Higher Japanese language studies in Sweden are exclusively taught through Englishtextbooks. Previous research within the field of third language (L3) acquisition has studied theeffects of mediating languages on L3, but not on Japanese specifically. READ MORE

  2. 2. L2 Japanese: Swedish students’ usage of first-person pronouns

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; L2 learning; first-person pronoun; questionnaire;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to look at L2 (learning as a second language) students’ usage of first-person singular pronouns, and to discern in what situations (if any) they are changed. The Japanese language has a great variety of first-person pronouns, one of the few languages to possess this feature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Formative assessment in elementary school

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS); Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Hannah Blecher; Martin Hörlin; [2021]
    Keywords : formative assessment; formative feedback; ESL; elementary school; primary school;

    Abstract : This study's purpose is to investigate formative assessment/feedback in elementary school. According to the Curriculum (2018), it is essential to use formative feedback in the classroom because it helps students progress in their learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the factors behind Chinese students’ speech proficiency of English as a foreign language

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Ellinor Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : SLA; Speech proficiency; Chinese english education;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand the factors behind Chinese student’s English-speaking proficiency. The hypothesis formed to answer this issue follows: “Large factors influencing Chinese students’ English speech proficiency is an examination-oriented education system, degree of childhood exposure to English and motivational, stress-free learning environments. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Analysis of the way Grammar is Presented in two Coursebooks for English as a Second Language : A Qualitative Conceptual Analysis of Grammar in Swedish Coursebooks for Teaching English

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

    Author : Malcolm From; [2021]
    Keywords : grammar; grammar presentation; SLA research; explicit instructions; implicit in- structions; inductive teaching; deductive teaching; FoFs Focus on Forms ; FoF Focus on Form ; FoM Focus on Meaning ; grammar-translation approach; grammar exercises; text- based teaching.;

    Abstract : This essay aims to investigate theoretically how two currently used coursebooks, What’s Up 9 and Solid Gold 1, in a local area of Southern Sweden, present (introduces and covers) grammar. The overall aim is to investigate how grammar is presented, using the present simple and the present continuous as examples. READ MORE