Essays about: "English as a foreign language learners"

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  1. 1. The Effectiveness of Creative Writing for Motivating and Developing VocabularyAcquisitions in the ESL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Manh Duong; Hadi Berro; [2022]
    Keywords : Motivation; Motivating; Student engagement; Vocabulary; Vocabulary learning; Vocabulary acquisition; Creative writing; CW.;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effectiveness of adopting a Creative Writing method to motivate and develop vocabulary learning in an ESL/EFL (English as a second language/English as a foreign language) context. This research also investigates the effectiveness of adapting CW as a teaching method and its approaches for facilitating vocabulary learning for upper-secondary English students. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Hitchhiker's Guide to Irony

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Simon Torffvit; [2022]
    Keywords : irony; humor; principle of relevance; literature teaching; English as a Foreign Language; EFL; maxims of conversation; close reading; The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this paper, I explore how Douglas Adams’ comedic 1979 science-fiction novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy could be used to improve English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ understanding of irony. Specifically, the study is based on criteria for the English 5 course in Swedish upper secondary school and is performed using a combined theoretical framework of Dan Sperber and Deidre Wilson’s principle of relevance and Paul Grice’s maxims of conversation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oral Collaborative Tasks: Positive and Negative Impacts on Young English Learners

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

    Author : Diana Mokre; Arta Sheqi; [2022]
    Keywords : oral collaboration tasks; peer interaction; pair work; positive and negative impacts; language acquisition.;

    Abstract : Studies have shown that when young EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners participate in oral collaboration tasks, it may have both positive and negative effects for them. Nearly all of the research done in this area has been carried out on older learners, which makes the information related to younger learners relatively narrow. READ MORE

  4. 4. Receptive Vocabulary and the Impact of Reading Aloud

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

    Author : Joshua Payne; Ramize Dushku; [2022]
    Keywords : receptive vocabulary; reading aloud; oral reading; storytelling; vocabulary acquisition;

    Abstract : This study investigates the impact that reading aloud has on receptive vocabulary for youngerlearners. It takes the current environment of English language learning within Swedish schoolsinto account and explores several language acquisition theories that are deemed instrumental indeveloping a foundation for receptive vocabulary, as well as contrasting and comparing with howthe method of reading aloud has an impact on language learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creative writing and how it can support second language learners

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    Author : Ziad Abed El Rehman; [2022]
    Keywords : Creative writing; English as a second language; English as a foreign language; ESL and EFL classroom; primary school; secondary school; effects; experiences; and approaches.;

    Abstract : The current study investigates what recent research tells us as to how creative writing can support language learning in English as a second language (ESL) classrooms at the primary and secondary levels. The results show that teachers must implement a variety of approaches when structuring creative writing lessons to help reach the knowledge requirements in the syllabus for English. READ MORE