Essays about: "English as a second language ESL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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