Essays about: "English-medium instruction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words English-medium instruction.

  1. 1. Three Swedish students’ experiences of EMI at three Swedish universities : Semi-structured interviews exploring preparedness, content acquisition and conceptualisations of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Adam Keay; [2020]
    Keywords : English-medium instruction EMI ; English as a lingua franca ELF ; students’ experiences; preparedness; content acquisition; conceptualisations of English; expanding circle; higher education.;

    Abstract : This paper aims to explore Swedish students’ experiences of English-medium instruction (EMI) in Swedish higher education. Previous research shows that students’ experiences of EMI in higher education are closely related to attitudes towards the proficiencies of lecturers and peers, which in turn are based on students’ conceptualisations of English. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Global Trend towards English-Medium Instruction : A literature review on EMI/CLIL in a Swedish and European Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Sofia Rhodes; [2018]
    Keywords : English as a Medium of Instruction EMI ; Englishisation; Content and Language Integrated Learning CLIL ; native language; Extramural English EE ;

    Abstract : This literature review explores the global trend towards implementing English as a medium of instruction in the form of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) in countries where English is not an official language. Additionally, the essay analyses stakeholders’ perspectives on English language instruction and Extramural English (EE). READ MORE

  3. 3. Multilingualism and language proficiency : Perspectives from students in English medium schools in Sweden and the United Arab Emirates

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Sofia Rhodes; [2018]
    Keywords : English as a Medium of Instruction EMI ; Multilingualism; Language Proficiency; First Language;

    Abstract : This thesis explores EMI students’ perspective on the role of the English language, multilingualism and language proficiency focusing on EMI students at five different schools in the UAE and Sweden. In order to explore the students’ perspectives a survey was conducted using a questionnaire that was distributed via e-mails. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using Swedish in the ESL Classroom : An interview study about students and teachers use of Swedish in the ESL classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Fatima Kizil; [2018]
    Keywords : Upper secondary school; L1; L2; ESL Classroom; Translanguaging; English-medium instruction; Swedish Curriculum; Swedish; English; target language;

    Abstract : The aim of this empirical study is to investigate the role of the L1 (Swedish for the purpose of this study) at upper secondary schools in Sweden, in English class. It also examines teachers’ and students’ attitudes towards the use of the L1 in the ESL classroom. The method that has been used for this thesis is a qualitative research method. READ MORE

  5. 5. MA-students’ lecture comprehension of EMI courses at a Swedish university

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Isabelle Neptune; [2016]
    Keywords : EMI; English Medium Instruction; higher education; lecture comprehension;

    Abstract : The present quantitative study investigates MA-students’ comprehension of lectures in the first language (L1) and in English at a large university in Sweden. Forty-five students responded to a self-assessment questionnaire survey regarding their comprehension of lectures in the L1 and lectures in English. READ MORE