Essays about: "Native Speaker Ideal"

Found 4 essays containing the words Native Speaker Ideal.

  1. 1. The Influence of Teacher Beliefs on Classroom Practices in English Pronunciation Teaching

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

    Author : Ramlah Warsame; [2021]
    Keywords : Pronunciation; Teacher beliefs; Accents; English as a Foreign language EFL ; Lingua Franca Core LFC ; Classroom practices;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore teacher beliefs on accents in the classroom and how they affect classroom practices as well as the teachers views on the LFC approach. Furthermore, the study investigates whether there exists a possible disconnect between teachers and the Swedish National Agency for Education when it comes to deciding what approach to take when teaching English pronunciation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Of Pronunciation and Correctness : The current impossibility of ensuring equitable pronunciation education in Sweden

    University essay from

    Author : anton sundin; Viktor Wenell; [2021]
    Keywords : Pronunciation; English as a Lingua Franca ELF ; Lingua Franca Core LFC ; Native Speaker Ideal; Syllabus; Teaching in Sweden; English education; Skolverket; Assessment; Equity;

    Abstract : This paper aims at investigating how upper secondary school teachers of English in Malmö, Sweden abide by the curriculum criteria of having their learners develop correctness in speech, as well as what support English teachers receive with regard to pronunciation teaching from official steering documents. Furthermore, this paper attempts to critically evaluate and discuss potential options for pronunciation models or standards in education which hold sway in contemporary research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pronunciation Teaching in the Swedish EFL Classroom

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

    Author : Sigrid Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English as a Foreign Language; EFL; Pronunciation; Syllabus; Native Speaker Ideal; NS; Native Speaker; Teaching in Sweden;

    Abstract : This essay aims to explore how Swedish teachers of English view the shift from a Native Speaker ideal to English as a Global Language in connection to pronunciation teaching. The essay also aims to explore how the teachers teach this in practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Filipino EFL Teachers Working Abroad: Some benefits and downsides for English teachers working abroad

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Lärarutbildningen (LUT)

    Author : Crisdella Pastera Frederiksen; [2014]
    Keywords : English as a foreign language; Native Speaker Ideal; Native and Non native English speaking teachers;

    Abstract : This paper investigates foreign born teachers working as EFL educators and their attitudes towards teaching as well as their roles in teaching the English language. The purpose of this study is to examine what motivates EFL teachers to work abroad and to explore why they are highly valued in non-English speaking countries. READ MORE