Essays about: "World Englishes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words World Englishes.

  1. 1. Teaching English with a Pluricentric Approach: a Compilation of Four Upper Secondary Teachers’ Beliefs

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Elena Tizzano; Agnes Rauer; [2019]
    Keywords : pluricentric approach; varieties of English; English as an International Language; World Englishes; teacher beliefs;

    Abstract : One of our first courses at the teacher education program introduced us to how the English language could be taught with an approach we had not thought of before. In particular, the course discussed what it could mean for educators of English to implement a pluricentric approach in their teaching. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is teaching GA and RP enough? : A study of Swedish upper secondary students’ attitudes towards varieties of English and their English education

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

    Author : Elin Källstad; [2019]
    Keywords : English as a second language; English varieties; Sweden; upper secondary school; comprehension; attitudes; exposure;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the teaching and learning of English as a second language and how different varieties of English are currently being used in education around the world and in Sweden. The purpose is to examine Swedish upper secondary students’ comprehension of different spoken varieties of English and their attitudes towards these varieties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Native English-Swedish Bilinguals in Sweden : Across the borders of the three circles of English

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Nicholas O'Neill; [2019]
    Keywords : global English; expanding circle; self-perception of sociolinguistic variation; national identity;

    Abstract : With nearly two billion speakers across the world, English has come to exist in all shapes and colors. Many functions and contexts in which English is found in the world are accounted for in the massive scientific effort to document the language’s global development. READ MORE

  4. 4. It Don't Matter...Or Does It? The Significance of Non-Standard Grammar Features in Relation to Reading Comprehension

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Utbildningsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Julia Lu; Frida Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Non-Standard Grammar; World Englishes; Be-Conjugations; Do-Conjugations; Reading Comprehension; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The development of English into a dynamic and diverse compound of language varieties has led to a spread of non-standard grammar features. Such linguistic development affects language education, and thus the significance of common non-standard grammar features needs to be explored. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Can Film Facilitate Learning in Upper-Secondary School?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Fredriksson; [2018]
    Keywords : Film; global Englishes; language learning; culture;

    Abstract : Film has worked as a tool in schools a long time. But what ways can film facilitate learning in an upper-secondary classroom, regarding the aspects of global English and culture? This research synthesis will attempt to answer the question on how film can facilitate learning by investigating the different perspectives in the learning process, such as the cultural and global perspective whilst focusing on the perception of using film from students and teachers. READ MORE