Essays about: "English as an international language"

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  1. 1. Teaching English with a Pluricentric Approach: a Compilation of Four Upper Secondary Teachers’ Beliefs

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Elena Tizzano; Agnes Rauer; [2019]
    Keywords : pluricentric approach; varieties of English; English as an International Language; World Englishes; teacher beliefs;

    Abstract : One of our first courses at the teacher education program introduced us to how the English language could be taught with an approach we had not thought of before. In particular, the course discussed what it could mean for educators of English to implement a pluricentric approach in their teaching. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cultural Representation in Swedish EFL Textbooks

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Sara Hall; [2019]
    Keywords : EIL; textbook analysis; cultural representation;

    Abstract : As our world becomes increasingly globalized, the value of understanding cultural diversity is perhaps more relevant than ever. Furthermore, since English plays an important role in the encounters between members of different cultural contexts, analysis of EFL teaching materials is a matter of importance. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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