Essays about: "English as second language"

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    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Kazhal Shatery; [2023-04-19]
    Keywords : English; culture; speech act of refusal; pragmatic; pragmalinguistics and sociopragmatics; politeness theory; refusal strategies;

    Abstract : Understanding cross-cultural differences plays a crucial role in communication and successful cross-cultural communications depends on various factors such as pragmalinguistics and sociopragmatics. Many researchers focus more on the aspect of pragmatics such as speech acts. The present study is a contrastive study of refusal speech act. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Errors Analysis of Grammatical Errors in The Written Productions of Swedish Students in a Vocational High School

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

    Author : Maryam Nezamabadi; [2023-02-01]
    Keywords : Error analysis; Verb errors; Common grammatical errors; English written productions; Grammar teaching; Second language learning; Errors based on word class categories;

    Abstract : As an approach to spotting and analyzing students' errors, error analysis provides information that gives us a better understanding of students' knowledge of second language grammar, so we can offer them more effective teaching. This study is an error analysis that investigates the most common grammatical errors focusing on verbs, prepositions, articles, and pronouns in English writings produced by first-year high-school students at a vocational school in southern Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. "I immediately think about philosophy" : A study of learners' attitudes toward English poetry in the EFL classroom

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

    Author : Anna Larsson; [2023]
    Keywords : second language learning; English foreign language; literature; poetry; attitudes; motivation; learner perspective; Swedish upper secondary school; Sweden;

    Abstract : Poetry has great potential benefits for second language (L2) classrooms as a source for increasing language awareness and linguistic structures different from the rules learners may be taught in class. This potential of poetry and methods for teaching poetry is relatively well researched, while the learner perspective has received comparatively little attention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects on EFL Students’ Motivation and Development using Formative Assessment

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

    Author : Nora Asllani; Rahmana Kosuta; [2023]
    Keywords : Formative assessment; Student motivation; Student development; Second language acquisition; EFL; Upper secondary school;

    Abstract : In recent years, research has been done on formative assessment and its connection to student motivation and development, showing both benefits and disadvantages of using the practice. This study investigates further how formative assessment affects students’ motivation and language development in an EFL (English as a foreign language) context, and the possibilities of implementing formative assessment in Swedish upper secondary classrooms. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effectiveness of using English language film in vocabulary teaching for primary school students especially for those with dyslexia : Effektiviteten av att använda engelskspråkig film i ordförrådsundervisning för lågstadieelever med dyslexi  (Svenska)

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

    Author : Emily Andersson; [2023]
    Keywords : Dyslexia; English as a Second Language; English Language Learners; Films; Reading Difficulties; Vocabulary;

    Abstract : This study investigates the advantages and disadvantages of using English film as an educational tool to increase ESL (English as a Second Language) classroom vocabulary acquisition. In particular what are the effects on English Language Learners (ELL) with dyslexia or reading difficulties, when using films as a tool within English Education. READ MORE