Essays about: "Pronunciation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the word Pronunciation.

  1. 1. Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Teaching English Pronunciation

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Daniela Madzo; [2021]
    Keywords : pronunciation; teaching pronunciation; Swedish L1 learners; learning English; upper-secondary school; English and upper-secondary;

    Abstract : This paper examines three English teachers’ attitudes towards teaching pronunciation. The teachers involved are teachers at upper-secondary level in Sweden. The study is based on a qualitative method, since the research involves collecting data to understand opinions and experiences. READ MORE

  2. 2. An analysis of wago/kango predominance in Swedish students’ Japanese vocabulary

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Marcus Burman; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; Sino-Japanese words; Kango; Wago; Japanese; Translation task;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to evaluate the lexical type predominance betweenJapanese-based wago and Chinese-based kango within the vocabulary of Swedishlearners of Japanese, comparing those who have studied in Japan and those whohave not. The translation task was structured to ask participants to fill in suitabletranslations in the blank for the pronunciation of Japanese words based on themeaning of a corresponding Swedish word. 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. Swedish compulsory school students’ attitudes toward English accents: Exploring how familiarity affects our language attitudes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Leonardo Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : English accents; language attitudes; Swedish compulsory school; Received Pronunciation; General American; Australian English; Irish English.;

    Abstract : This study will explore to what extent familiarity with English accents can influence compulsory school students’ attitudes towards them. Data from questionnaires completed by 98 students were analysed. The results show that the degree of familiarity with the English accent seems to affect the attitude attributed to it. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Importance of Pronunciation Instruction in the English as a Foreign Language Classroom

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Axel Tegnered; Jonas Rentner; [2020]
    Keywords : Pronunciation; explicit pronunciation instruction; teacher views pronunciation; learner views pronunciation; comprehensibility;

    Abstract : The field of pronunciation instruction has long been a neglected area. In recent years, however, researchers have found a renewed interest in the subject. For example, research has been conducted to investigate the views on pronunciation instruction held by teachers and learners. READ MORE