Essays about: "Vocabulary acquisition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 essays containing the words Vocabulary acquisition.

  1. 1. CHALLENGES IN ACADEMIC WRITING FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS. Focusing students with Somali background

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Christina El Saidi; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : afrikanska språk; academic writing; higher education; Somali; language and culture; language and knowledge formation; second language acquisition; language support;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate and describe what specific challenges second language students in general and students with Somali background in particular, face in Higher Education in Sweden. The aim is also to argue for what type of support that would benefit this group of students most. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fill-in-the-Blank or Write an Original Sentence : A Comparison of Practice Materials for Vocabulary Retention

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : John Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : Vocabulary Acquisition and Retention; Practice Materials; Adult EFL Learners; Fill-in-the-Blank;

    Abstract : Despite extensive research, a “best method” for teaching vocabulary has not been identified. The present study investigates the efficacy of two different practice materials for vocabulary retention, a fill-in-the-blank exercise and an original sentence writing exercise, from the hypothesis that a fill-in-the-blank exercise will be superior in terms of vocabulary retention on an immediate posttest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Video games – A tool for expanding English vocabulary knowledge? : A study of video games potential impact on English vocabulary knowledge in Swedish upper secondary students

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Emelie Johannesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Video games; Students; English; English vocabulary; Language acquisition; Swedish students and Gaming; Videospel; Elever; Engelska; Engelskt ordförråd; Språkinlärning; Svenska elever och Videospelande.;

    Abstract : This study researches the possibility of video games being a helpful tool when it comes to English vocabulary knowledge, by comparing the English vocabulary knowledge of those that play video games to those that do not play video games. The study also focuses on comparing the English vocabulary knowledge of those that play video games frequently to those that play video games seldomly and discuss why this might make a difference. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning by gaming : A comparison of how Swedish upper secondary male and female students learn English

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

    Author : Annette Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : extramural English; multiplayer online games;

    Abstract : Earlier research has suggested that online gaming can be an effective way of acquiring English as a second or foreign language. It can both increase language proficiency (vocabulary or oral proficiency) and have a positive impact on affective filters such as motivation or willingness to communicate. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effectiveness of Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition on L2 Learners

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Philip Brooks; Anton Sundin; [2020]
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