Essays about: "English as an international language"

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  1. 1. How Does Culture Relate to Teaching English as an International Language?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Nemo Davidsson; Erik Chiru; [2019]
    Keywords : EIL; culture; interculturality; intercultural communicative competence;

    Abstract : The goal of this research synthesis is to look at how culture is related to EIL, which is still a new area that is continuously developing. There is an extensive look at the role of interculturality and intercultural communicative competence and its connection to EIL; it has become apparent that culture in English is still rooted in old practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extra-Mural Activities and Their Effect on Second Language Development : A Comparative Study of Upper Secondary Swedish L1 Gamers and Non-Gamers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Alexander Rau; [2019]
    Keywords : SLA; EFL; ESL; lexical diversity; oral proficiency; utterance length; VocD; vocabulary; extramural activities; video games; MMORPG; second language acquisition; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Today, English is the most studied second language, being used in academia, international relations, social forums and mainstream entertainment, resulting in English becoming a common topic of research in the study of second language acquisition. One particularly interesting form of entertainment is the hobby of online digital gaming as English has become the de facto language used in absence of a shared native language among players. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Analysis of Swedish EFL Textbooks - Reflections on Cultural Content and English as an International Language

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Horvat; Katarina Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; culture; EIL; EFL; interculturality; norms; Sweden; textbook;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyse the cultural content and representations in three English as a second language textbooks published for Swedish students in years 1-3. The issue of cultural content is very visible in contemporary research on English education today and as English has grown into a global language over centuries, it has also become a culturally diverse language. READ MORE

  4. 4. What does it mean to be an English-medium preschool in Sweden? : A case study of how questions of culture are negotiated in a Swedish international preschool

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Manca Lojk; [2018]
    Keywords : International education; English-medium preschool; Swedish preschool curriculum; culture; language;

    Abstract : Swedish demographics have been changing rapidly due to increased migration into the country, which is affecting the education as well. The Swedish preschool curriculum requires teachers to take into account the implications of the increase in cultural diversity of their preschools, however, the Curriculum does not provide concrete suggestions for how to work with the goals and values related to diversity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Presence and Quality of Catch and Release Information and Guidelines on Fishing Tourism Operators' Websites in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jody Raditya Hanindyawan Handoko; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Recreational Fisheries; Catch-and-Release; Fishing Tourism Operators; Website; Sweden;

    Abstract : Abstract: Recreational fishing is one of popular outdoor activities and a growing business in Sweden. However, preceding researches had shown that recreational fisheries may contribute to overfishing as much as commercial fisheries. READ MORE