Essays about: "English as second additional language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words English as second additional language.

  1. 1. Creating Character: Romeo, Juliet and didactic challenges with improvised modern scenes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

    Author : Clara Hultgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Character work; drama; didactic challenges; Shakespeare; English as second additional language;

    Abstract : This essay describes an action research project conducted twice in the same high school with second year students within the subject English. Students are often unwilling or unable to relate to Shakespeare and his language. It is boring, they say. It is difficult, inaccessible and has nothing to do with us, they say. READ MORE

  2. 2. The relationship between extramural English activities and performance on vocabulary tests among Swedish upper secondary school learners

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Lejla Zeidan; [2019]
    Keywords : Extramural English; out-of-school learning; vocabulary; second language acquisition; second language learning; ESL; EFL; vocabulary acquisition; core vocabulary; peripheral vocabulary; gaming; gamification; upper secondary school; gamers; non-gamers; vocabulary test; Paul Nation; extramural engelska; vokabulär; vokabulärinlärning; språkinlärning; EFL; ESL; gaming; gamification; gymnasiet; gamers; non-gamers; Paul Nation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to provide additional research on the topic of the relationship between extramural English activities and performance on vocabulary tests among Swedish school learners. Data were collected from English L2 learners in Swedish upper secondary school (English 6 course). READ MORE

  3. 3. PROMPTED Peer Response and Grammatical Errors : Prompted Peer Response vs Unprompted Peer Response inReducing Grammatical Errors

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Michael Melanson; [2019]
    Keywords : Peer response; grammar; errors; collaboration; prompts;

    Abstract : The current classroom environment is filled with expectations for both teacher and student but is often lacking in time. Skolverket (2011) outlines ambitious goals such as developing students’ critical thinking abilities, adapting teaching to each student’s individual needs, and encouraging students to actively take part in the development of their own educational process, to name just a few. READ MORE

  4. 4. Overcoming Students’ Speaking Anxiety with Drama Pedagogy: -A Study of the Perceived Benefits of Drama Pedagogy in the Swedish Secondary andUpper-Secondary English Classroom

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Ida-Lie Heljeberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Drama pedagogy; second-language learning; speaking anxiety;

    Abstract : In the society of today English-speaking skills are essential, and the school should prepare students to live, work and participate actively in society. However, speaking English does pose a challenge for some students due to speaking anxiety, which can have a negative impact on their development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Transfer on Arab and Portuguese Learners' Use of the English Prepositions to and for.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Linda Elkafri; [2018]
    Keywords : Transfer; Arabic and Portuguese;

    Abstract : The researcher has studied, in this paper, the effect of transfer on the Arabic and Portuguese learners’ using prepositions during their process of learning English as a second language. The prepositions that the study deals with are to and, for. READ MORE