Essays about: "English as a foreign language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 essays containing the words English as a foreign language.

  1. 1. Was it written for your audience? : Readability analyses of the information provided in English on a Swedish municipality’s website

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

    Author : Petra Boyd; [2019]
    Keywords : readability; readability formulas; sentence structure; clauses per sentence; plain language; municipal information; English; Sweden;

    Abstract : In today’s multicultural society it is increasingly important that information is made available in a way that allows it to reach as many people as possible. The present study investigates the readability of the information provided in English on a Swedish municipality’s website. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. One for all, all for one? A study regarding collegial efficacy as a means to support English teachers in their teaching

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Emil Andersson; Jimmy Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : collegial efficacy; english as a foreign language; EFL; ESL; Teacher perspective; CTE; workplace situation; workplace communication; collegial exchanges; supportive measures; competence development;

    Abstract : This study sets out to explore English teachers’ perceptions of aspects concerning their workplace and collegial collaborations. At the present time in Sweden, there is a need for new qualified teachers, and furthermore, a considerable amount of the current teachers employed are considering resignation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educators’ and Learners’ Perceptions of Digital Tools in English Second Language Learning : A study of accessibility and perceptions of digital tools

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Marigona Bytyqi; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital tools; Second Language Learning; Attitude; Accessibility; Upper-secondary School;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine the digital tools that are available for students and teachers to use in an English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom and their perceptions of the inclusion of digital tools. A questionnaire intended to provide the results has been distributed. The questionnaire consists of both open and closed questions. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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