Essays about: "English as a second language ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the words English as a second language ESL.

  1. 1. Exploring upper-secondary EFL students’ willingness to communicate in a Swedish context : An empirical study on Swedish students’ reported attitudes on oral communication in the English classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elias Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL- ESL- English as a second language; Willingness to Communicate WTC ; Student attitudes; Extramural English EE ; Oral Interaction; L2 Communication;

    Abstract : Oral communication is a central aspect of language learning in EFL-classrooms all over the world. Therefore, problems arise when students are passive, or unwilling to communicate and participate. The aim of this study is to investigate what factors impact Swedish upper secondary students’ willingness to communicate using self-reported data. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Advantageous and Disadvantageous Aspects of Utilizing Cooperative Learning in an ESL Classroom

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

    Author : Jens Hultberg; Filip Söderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Cooperative learning; ESL classroom; Advantages and disadvantages;

    Abstract : This evaluation of research investigates the advantageous and disadvantageous aspects of utilizing cooperative learning into the ESL (English as a second language) classroom for pupils at an elementary education level. Teachers need to be contemporary with their pedagogy and lesson design and implement methods that can enable that the national criteria regarding knowledge requirements in the syllabus for English are met. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Missing Pieces : A project about trying out and improving a jigsaw-style lesson in an ESL-setting

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

    Author : Emil Svanström; Pontus Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Jigsaw-lesson; Communicative Approach; Co-operation; Jigsaw-learning; Group work; Language teaching; ESL; TESOL;

    Abstract : The aim of this project was to explore the jigsaw-method as a teaching tool in English as a Second Language-classrooms, and to design and evaluate a jigsaw-style lesson that aims to promote student activation and communication. To achieve this goal, we conducted a case study in which we designed and tried out a jigsaw-style lesson in two classes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Translanguaging in ESL classrooms in Sweden : from the students’ point of view

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Rojina Tabatabaei; [2020]
    Keywords : Translanguaging; L1; L2; SLA; English teaching; multicultural classrooms; Swedish upper-secondary school;

    Abstract : Translanguaging, with its connection to second language acquisition (Abrahamsson, 2009), is more useful now than ever, as multicultural classrooms are increasing drastically across the world (Hua, 2014). This is the case for Sweden, in particular, as one fifth of the students have foreign backgrounds (Torpsten, 2018). READ MORE

  5. 5. The effectiveness of using songs and music to foster motivation and language development in the young English L2 classroom

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

    Author : Susan Gafor; Lise Sihvola Hartmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition SLA ; English as second language ESL ; songs; singing; music; Music-based teaching; motivation; young learners; teaching techniques; scaffolding;

    Abstract : Teachers work with large student groups and their job is to make their pupils’ grow and evolve in their learning every day, even though the students may not be interested in the subject at all. How can teachers manage to do this with such a variety of students? What tools can be used to motivate as many of them as possible to achieve the most favourable learning outcomes? Music is a universal language that most people enjoy and for children it is even a natural part of growing up. READ MORE