Essays about: "Mother Tongue Instruction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Mother Tongue Instruction.

  1. 1. Towards Intercultural Educational Leadership : Constructions of Leadership in a Heterogenous Language Centre

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Scarlett Mannish; [2022]
    Keywords : Educational leadership; mother tongue instruction; intercultural leadership; transformative leadership;

    Abstract : This paper investigates educational leadership of an intercultural employee group in a large language centre providing first-language tuition in Sweden. The project is based on engaged scholarship (Van de Ven, 2007), which describes research in which the researcher works closely with multiple actors on different levels in an organisation in order to establish an overall picture. READ MORE


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

    Author : Fidélia Sengulane- Linnman; [2020]
    Keywords : L1; L2; English language teaching; language learning; young learners; Sweden.;

    Abstract : It has been widely debated whether the use of the mother tongue is effective when learning a new language or if teachers should instead use the target language all the time in a language classroom. While some research shows that the use of the mother tongue is detrimental, other studies suggest that it can be used as a tool (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lived Experiences of a High-Status Language in a Low-Status Medium : Swedish Bilingual Students’ Investment in English Mother Tongue Instruction

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Scarlett Mannish; [2019]
    Keywords : Cultural Capita; Language Hegemony; Investment; Lived Experiences; Monoglossic Practices; Mother Tongue Instruction; Third Space;

    Abstract : Sweden is one of few countries offering mother tongue instruction (MTI) to students in compulsory education with a native language other than Swedish. Traditionally research has focussed on the benefits of MTI as a space for the development of minority languages despite the logistical and ideological hindrances in execution that have resulted in the subject’s low status. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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