Essays about: "Young EFL Learners."

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  1. 1. Foreign language anxiety among young Swedish EFL learners : A mixed method study in primary school years 1-3

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för hälsa, lärande och teknik

    Author : Linnéa Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Foreign language anxiety; Foreign language anxiety scale; Swedish Primary school; Unwillingness to communicate; Young EFL Learners.;

    Abstract : This study investigated Swedish primary school EFL learners' foreign language anxiety in years 1-3 by using mixed-method research. The aim of this study was to illustrate what factors caused foreign language anxiety (FLA) and unwillingness to communicate among the second language learners. READ MORE

  2. 2. Translanguaging in the English classroom : A study examining young learners’ attitudes and perceptions of translanguaging in the English classroom.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Krystal Harris; [2021]
    Keywords : Translanguaging; L1; L2; EFL; grades 7-9; English teaching; attitudes; age; proficiency.; Transspråkande; L1; L2; EFL; åk 7-9; engelska undervisning; attityder; uppfattningar; ålder; färdighet.;

    Abstract : Many studies show that language learners see the benefits of using their first language in order to learn second or subsequent languages, while they also see some disadvantages. This reflects dominant ideas in language learning about the importance of keeping languages separate. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effectiveness of reading aloud on vocabulary acquisition for young learners

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

    Author : Farah Alkaaby; Dorentina Mavriqi; [2021]
    Keywords : “Vocabulary”; “Vocabulary acquisition”; “Reading aloud”; “EFL classroom”; “Language”.;

    Abstract : This research study explores to what extent reading aloud is beneficial for vocabulary acquisition. Based on research statistics provided by Eurostat (2020) the majority of students in Sweden learn English as a foreign language. Therefore, the focus of the study is based on investigating the EFL classroom in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Software tools and vocabulary development : A study about software tools and the ways teachers perceive they can be used to facilitate vocabulary development in an EFL classroom

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

    Author : Izabella Karlsson; Irma Mehmedovic; [2021]
    Keywords : Digital tools; software tools; EFL ESL; vocabulary development; vocabulary acquisition; young learners;

    Abstract : As the world and society evolve into a more digitized era, school systems have to follow. Sweden the national board of education has started to include digital tools into the curriculum and to place demands on the digital competence of Swedish teachers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Early L2 Reading of Children’s Literature a Good Idea? : How the attitudes to reading English children’s literature affect book access and teacher-library collaboration in two Swedish primary schools

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

    Author : Jennifer Oldby; Elin Rushworth; [2021]
    Keywords : EFL; ESL; English children’s literature; teacher attitudes; teacher-library collaboration; book access; early L2 reading; Extensive Reading; Book Flood; young language learners; primary school;

    Abstract : This case study investigates how teachers’ and school librarians’ attitudes towards L2 reading in years 1-4, as well as their perceived book access and teacher-library collaboration, influence the use and reading of English children’s literature in two Swedish primary schools. This study is motivated by the importance the English language has in Sweden for higher education, the previous research proving powerful language benefits of extensive L2 reading, as well as the recent proposition to strengthen the school library’s role in Sweden. READ MORE