Essays about: "L2 writing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words L2 writing.

  1. 1. Beating about the bush: written production and comprehension of L2 idioms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Lina Palm; [2019]
    Keywords : figurative meaning; idiom; keystroke logging; language transfer; literal meaning; phraseology; second language acquisition; second language learning; translation; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : A study on the online process of producing idioms in writing and how second language learners manage the production and comprehension of idioms may provide a useful and comprehensive investigation of the production, comprehension and acquisition of language. The study in this paper investigated how Swedish (L1) second language learners of English (L2) produce and comprehend written idioms in the L2. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Two brains are often better than one, probably”: Adult ESL learners’ paired and individual lexical inferencing task performances, in relation to L2 proficiency

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Elin Nylander; [2019]
    Keywords : Lexical inferencing; L2 proficiency; task-based language learning; collaboration; sociocultural theory; dyadic patterns of interaction; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This research concerns lexical inferencing (LI), i.e., the ability to infer the meaning of unknown words in a running text (Haastrup, 1991). Despite its advantages, there is little research on LI as a collaborative effort. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender differences in syntactic complexity amongst Swedish L2 learners of English

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Adam John; [2019]
    Keywords : syntactic complexity; gender; L2 learners; ULEC; linear regression;

    Abstract : Internationally, female L2 learners of English are believed to outperform males in all areas including writing. However, in the context of Sweden, the gender gap has been reducing in recent decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. So, what you’re saying is …? : A study of year 9 students’ attitudes towards and perceived knowledge of communicative competence

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

    Author : Daniel Sandström; [2019]
    Keywords : communicative competence; second language learning; pragmatic awareness; teaching focus; learner perception; lower secondary school language teaching;

    Abstract : Swedes’ proficiency in English is often high up in the world rankings among the countries in which English is an L2[1]. Learners of English are routinely tested in the Swedish school system, using standardized national tests to measure how well students are doing nationwide, whilst also providing teachers with sometimes essential assistance in grading students’ language skills. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish L2 Learners’ acquisition of grammatical morphemes : A cross-sectional study on how well Swedish Learners of English as a second language at upper secondary school use morphemes in their writing.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Hugues Samuelfolk; [2018]
    Keywords : Morpheme acquisition order; natural order hypothesis; L2 acquisition and learning; corpus; Swedish learners; Morfem förvärvsorder; naturlig ordning hypotes; andra språkinlärning; korpus; svenska elever.;

    Abstract : The main aim of this paper has been to examine if Swedish students at upper secondary school were able to use the morphemes The progressive –ing, The irregular past and The irregular third person. In addition, it has also addressed if the students examined in this essay were able to use some morphemes better than others. READ MORE