Essays about: "English as a second language ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 essays containing the words English as a second language ESL.

  1. 1. “Two brains are often better than one, probably”: Adult ESL learners’ paired and individual lexical inferencing task performances, in relation to L2 proficiency

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Elin Nylander; [2019]
    Keywords : Lexical inferencing; L2 proficiency; task-based language learning; collaboration; sociocultural theory; dyadic patterns of interaction; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This research concerns lexical inferencing (LI), i.e., the ability to infer the meaning of unknown words in a running text (Haastrup, 1991). Despite its advantages, there is little research on LI as a collaborative effort. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Textbook - Servant or Master? : A Study of the Role of Textbooks in English Second Language Learning in Swedish High Schools

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : André Simu; [2019]
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    Abstract : Textbooks are considered an integral part of language teaching-learning. The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between textbooks and teachers as well as students. READ MORE

  4. 4. Portfolio assessment in the writing classroom for young English Second Language learners.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Angela Arias Morel; Milanda Gültekin; [2019]
    Keywords : EFL; ESL; portfolio-assessment; self-assessment; self-evaluation; self-regulation; SLA; SRL; writing development; young learners; zone of proximal development;

    Abstract : English as a second language learning has been growing during the last years on a global level and the demands on both students and teachers have increased set by curriculum goals. Educators of today need to cater for development of knowledge and language for students with mixed abilities and assist them in developing metacognitive skills. READ MORE

  5. 5. Written corrective feedback in the writing classroom for young English Second Language Learners

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Louise Nyström; Milanda Gultekin; [2019]
    Keywords : Written corrective feedback; corrective feedback; indirect feedback; direct feedback; ESL; second language learning; writing development;

    Abstract : Feedback can be given in many different forms, and the type that is written and strives to either correct students written errors or support their overall writing ability is suitably enough referred to as written corrective feedback (WCF) of which there are two main types of: indirect and direct WCF. We know that second language writers meet many obstacles, be that lack of motivation and vocabulary or misspellings and phrasal issues; nonetheless, teachers thought processes about what type of feedback to give on what type of error is of importance for the continuation of the development of sound feedback approaches. READ MORE