Essays about: "English as a foreign language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 352 essays containing the words English as a foreign language.

  1. 1. Codeswitching in Swedish EFL classrooms : Practices and insights from teachers and teacher students

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Atosa Bigdeli; [2022]
    Keywords : English as a foreign language; codeswitching; upper secondary school; Sweden; teaching English; qualitative study; thematic analysis; benefits; limitations.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the situations in which code-switching takes place in EFL classrooms. The paper focuses on why code-switching takes place, and whether it benefits or limits students' learning, according to teachers and teacher students in Swedish upper-secondary schools. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effectiveness of digital reading for motivating student reading and vocabulary development : Effektiviseringen av digital läsning för att motivera elevernas läsning och ordförrådsutveckling

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

    Author : Lavan Jiawook; [2022]
    Keywords : Digital; reading; books; motivation; English as a second language ESL ; English as a foreign language EFL ;

    Abstract : Even though vocabulary skills are the essential key to achieving proficiency in a target language, there are some students who do not like reading. Thus, the purpose of this study is the potential use of digital technology for facilitating and motivating reading and vocabulary building in English. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. “They don’t even know this because they haven’t even heard about it” : A Qualitative Study Concerning Gaps in Grammatical Knowledge in Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Christel Törnskog; [2022]
    Keywords : grammar teaching; grammar experiences; grammar problem areas; grammar syllabus; English as a Foreign Language;

    Abstract : This study investigates what can cause significant gaps in grammatical knowledge in a class of English 5 and how such gaps can be healed or avoided. By triangulating results from two diagnostic tests, a focus group of pupils and a semi-structured interview with their teacher, data were analysed statistically and through a phenomenographic perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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