Essays about: "English as a second language ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words English as a second language ESL.

  1. 1. Teachers’ Perceptions of the Use of Translanguaging within English Education in Grades 4-6

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Cajsa Grenner; Niri Hagelin Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : code-switching; ESL; L1; L2; perceptions; plurilingualism; multilingualism; translanguaging;

    Abstract : This degree project aims to explore, in the context of translanguaging, teachers' perceptions of the use of pupils’ first language within English as a second language education in Sweden. Following a review of the concept of translanguaging from a historic and pedagogical perspective, teachers’ views on the roles of their pupils’ first and second languages as reported in international research, recent research pertaining to teachers' perceptions and pedagogical methods within translanguaging is highlighted. READ MORE

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

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    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

  3. 3. An investigation into the impact of movement and music on learning

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Lena Åkerman; Beatrice Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : movement; ESL; music; academic achievement; linguistics; language acquisition; song; gestures; physical activity;

    Abstract : This essay investigates what impact different types of movement and music has on overall academic achievement and language learning, both when connected and unconnected to specific curriculum goals and lesson content. The essay looks at both a macro and a micro perspective of the two subject areas to investigate a wider range of possible language learning benefits to be gained from incorporating more movement and music in school, both in and outside of the English as a Second Language classroom. READ MORE

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

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    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

  5. 5. 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