Essays about: "L2"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 617 essays containing the word L2.

  1. 1. "We live in Sweden; We use Swedish to understand" : A study on L1 functions and students' attitudes toward L1 use in a Swedish L2 English learning environment

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

    Author : Johanna Pettersson; [2024]
    Keywords : Sweden; L1 use; L1 functions; English; L2 learning environment; student attitudes; codeswitching; translanguaging; monolingual learning environment; multilingual learning environment; bilingualism;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore Swedish upper secondary students’ attitudes toward first language (L1) use in a second language (L2) English learning environment. In addition, it aims to explore the functions of L1 use. Through a qualitative approach with both observations and interviews, a pattern of L1 use was noticed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Impact of Genre on Syntactic and Lexical Complexity in L2 Written English

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Caitlyn Taylor; [2024]
    Keywords : SLA; EFL; lexical complexity; syntactic complexity;

    Abstract : The present study investigates the effect of genre on lexical and syntactic complexity. The corpus used for this study is made up of argumentative and narrative texts from the TRAWL (Tracking Written Learner Language) online corpus. The study analyses texts written by 22 Norwegian EFL learners, 10 in year 8 and 12 in year 9. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bilingualism and Event Conceptualisation Patterns: Conceptual Transfer in Swedish-English Bilinguals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Emma Knudsen; [2024]
    Keywords : Linguistic relativity; Conceptual transfer; Grammatical aspect; Endpoint encoding; Event conceptualisation; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In this paper, the event conceptualisation patterns of Swedish-English bilinguals are examined. Swedish and English differ from each other with regard to the existence of grammatical aspect, which previous work has shown to affect how speakers conceptualise motion events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Incidental Vocabulary Learning in EFL Through Reading, Listening, and Watching

    University essay from

    Author : Julia Ekman; Nawar Saleh; [2024]
    Keywords : Incidental vocabulary learning; Vocabulary retention; Digital tools; Language acquisition; Multimedia learning; Vocabulary retention; English as a foreign language EFL ; Second language L2 ;

    Abstract : Incidental vocabulary learning is a form of acquiring new words without having a specific intention in the acquisition, and it can occur in or out of the educational frame (Hatami, 2017). In the digital age, incidental vocabulary acquisition is increased as learners encounter and assimilate new words through different online platforms and technological tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bilingual language development and ASD : A case-study

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Sofie Lindblad; [2024]
    Keywords : autism; bilingualism; language development; language preference;

    Abstract : Research into bilingual language development in autistic children is a new field and the number of studies published to date are very scarce. Around the world exceptional cases are being reported to support the theory that bilingual language development in autistic children is different to that of typically developing children leaving an obvious gap in knowledge. READ MORE