Essays about: "English as a second language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 434 essays containing the words English as a second language.

  1. 1. The effectiveness of digital reading for motivating student reading and vocabulary development : Effektiviseringen av digital läsning för att motivera elevernas läsning och ordförrådsutveckling

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

    Author : Lavan Jiawook; [2022]
    Keywords : Digital; reading; books; motivation; English as a second language ESL ; English as a foreign language EFL ;

    Abstract : Even though vocabulary skills are the essential key to achieving proficiency in a target language, there are some students who do not like reading. Thus, the purpose of this study is the potential use of digital technology for facilitating and motivating reading and vocabulary building in English. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effectiveness of Creative Writing for Motivating and Developing VocabularyAcquisitions in the ESL Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Manh Duong; Hadi Berro; [2022]
    Keywords : Motivation; Motivating; Student engagement; Vocabulary; Vocabulary learning; Vocabulary acquisition; Creative writing; CW.;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effectiveness of adopting a Creative Writing method to motivate and develop vocabulary learning in an ESL/EFL (English as a second language/English as a foreign language) context. This research also investigates the effectiveness of adapting CW as a teaching method and its approaches for facilitating vocabulary learning for upper-secondary English students. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do we even care about politeness anymore? : A mixed-methods study of societal perceptions on pragmatic competence in English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nellie Lindqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Cross-cultural pragmatics; ELF; speech-act theory; politeness theory; sociopragmatic competence; sociolinguistics;

    Abstract : Politeness is viewed as an admirable trait by most people, yet what it means to be polite is arguably a controversial issue when it comes to using English, as people of different ages, education levels, and proficiency levels use English daily, and may have different views on politeness. These observations raise questions about whether there are certain universal pragmatic rules, or if pragmatic rules are primarily language- and/or culture-specific. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effectiveness of Formative Feedback from Teachers to Students in L2 English Academic Writing Courses  

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

    Author : Fatma Fejsal Odah; [2022]
    Keywords : Formative Feedback; Academic Writing; L2;

    Abstract : Abstract This study investigates how formative feedback provided from teachers to students in academic writing can enhance students’ writing skills, and what strategies teachers can use to motivate students and provide effective and timely feedback at upper secondary education in English as a Second Language (ESL) context. Many researchers have claimed that giving formative feedback is essential for the improvement of students’ writing skills. READ MORE

  5. 5. A qualitative study about speech anxiety and its challenges from a student perspective

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Elin Zetterkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Speech anxiety; willingness to communicate; English as a second language; upper secondary school; Sweden; qualitative study;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate, firstly, some Swedish upper secondary school students’ attitudes towards speaking in the English as a second language (ESL) classroom and, secondly, how these students suggest that speech anxiety should be dealt with. The participating students were both male and female and attended different school years and English courses. READ MORE