Essays about: "English as a second language ESL"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. A pedagogical waste of time or a vital necessity : A qualitative study investigating teacher attitudes toward explicit grammar instruction in L2 learners

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Olof Unge; [2020]
    Keywords : Explicit grammar instruction; form-versus-form; form-versus-forms; high school education; qualitative study; SLA; Swedish national agency; ESL EFL;

    Abstract : The topic of explicit grammar instruction has been and still is debated within the SLA (second language acquisition) discourse community in terms of efficacy and place within second language education (Ellis, 2014, Norris & Ortega, 2000). A vast amount of international research has been conducted and has found positive evidence for explicit grammar instruction in L2 classrooms; however, on a national level, while available for the subject of Swedish, the amount of established research about explicit grammar instruction in English classrooms is scarce. READ MORE

  5. 5. “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