Essays about: "World Englishes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words World Englishes.

  1. 1. Non-Standard Article Use in Pakistani English : An Attitudinal Study

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Ninni Bergström; [2022]
    Keywords : World Englishes; Pakistani English; non-standard article use; language attitudes;

    Abstract : This essay explores Pakistani English teachers’ attitudes towards non-standard article use in Pakistani English. It uses the theories of Kachru (1985), Modiano (1999a, 1999b, 2020) and Schneider (2003, 2007) on World Englishes as well as previous research on Pakistani English. READ MORE

  2. 2. Navigating the Many Englishes of the World in the Classroom : Teachers’ Attitudes Towards English Accents and How They Work with Accents in the Classroom

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Lovisa Olausson; [2021]
    Keywords : Accents;

    Abstract : According to the curriculum for upper secondary school, various English accents should be introduced. However, it does not state what accents and how these should be introduced. Both American and British English have had a historical stronghold in Sweden, with both having been preferred in previous curriculums. READ MORE

  3. 3. Representation of English as an International Language in Swedish and German Textbooks : A Comparative Study of Textbooks in the Subject English used in Swedish and German Upper Secondary Schools

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Miriam Ratajczak; [2021]
    Keywords : English as International Language; EFL; Textbook Analysis; Teaching English;

    Abstract : This study is investigating how English as an international language is represented in textbooks of institutionalised second language learning at upper secondary high schools in Germany and Sweden, as well as if and how these representations differ. The method to be used in this essay is a textbook analysis, in which the frequency of references to Inner, Outer and Expanding Circle countries (see Kachru’s (1992) concentric model of World Englishes) is measured. READ MORE

  4. 4. World Englishes: Attitude in the Expanding Circle Towards East and Southeast Asian Varieties of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Laura Ortu; [2021]
    Keywords : Attitude; Asian accented English; comprehensibility; likability; accentedness.;

    Abstract : English has become an essential part in our lives. It is inevitable to formulate an opinion when we meet a new person, and in particular we tend to focus our attention on the way this person speaks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructing 'the Other': A Study of Cultural Representation in English Language Textbooks

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

    Author : Johanna Ivanoff; Amanda Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English Language Textbooks; ELT; cultural representation; Critical Discourse Analysis; CDA; Visual Semiotics; Circles of World Englishes; the hidden curriculum; hegemonic discourses; imagined communities; Orientalism; the Other ;

    Abstract : Educational textbooks have the power to influence pupils’ perception of the world. In the subject of English, this specifically concerns learning about cultures in different parts of the world where English is used. READ MORE