Essays about: "WTC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word WTC.

  1. 1. Exploring upper-secondary EFL students’ willingness to communicate in a Swedish context : An empirical study on Swedish students’ reported attitudes on oral communication in the English classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elias Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL- ESL- English as a second language; Willingness to Communicate WTC ; Student attitudes; Extramural English EE ; Oral Interaction; L2 Communication;

    Abstract : Oral communication is a central aspect of language learning in EFL-classrooms all over the world. Therefore, problems arise when students are passive, or unwilling to communicate and participate. The aim of this study is to investigate what factors impact Swedish upper secondary students’ willingness to communicate using self-reported data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motivation as a key to oral interaction : How 7 to 9-grade teachers in Sweden stimulate pupils' oral interaction in the English classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Nille Oxelind; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL teaching; motivation; oral interaction; Willingness to Communicate; WTC;

    Abstract : Pupils who want to learn English as a foreign language, EFL, need to practice speaking. This is a necessity, not least since this skill is crucial when communicating with others. When pupils lack this inclination, EFL teachers have to know how to engage them in oral interaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. A qualitative study on students’ perceptions of (un)willingness to communicate in English as a foreign language

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

    Author : Linn Fager; [2020]
    Keywords : willingness to communicate; L2; English as a foreign language; upper secondary school; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study aims at exploring (1) the circumstances under which some Swedish learners of English are likely to participate in conversations in the target language, and (2) how teachers in upper secondary school might increase these students' willingness to communicate (WTC) in English during lessons. Five students retaking the mandatory first course of English in Swedish upper secondary school volunteered for the study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stimulating Willingness to Communicate for Learners of English : A literature review of teachers’ possibilities of facilitating Willingness to Communicate in the Swedish EFL classroom

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Pedagogiskt arbete

    Author : Elias Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : WTC; Willingness to Communicate; EFL; Oral Interaction; L2 Communication;

    Abstract : In ESL/EFL classrooms all over the world, teachers sometimes struggle with stimulating students’ willingness to communicate (WTC). Since communication is arguably the essential goal for all language learning and in order to secure that learning takes place, teachers need to create conditions that stimulate WTC. READ MORE

  5. 5. Volition is Key : Self-Perceived Willingness to Communicate and Actual Willingness to Communicate among Swedish EFL Learners

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Josef Rudberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Interviews; classroom observations; self-reported Willingness to Communicate; Swedish EFL students; upper secondary education; Willingness to Communicate; WTC.;

    Abstract : It is generally assumed that in order to learn a language, learners need to master reading, writing, listening and speaking. However, merely possessing the skills and abilities to communicate is not sufficient; one must have the will to use the language. READ MORE