Essays about: "affect in english learning"

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  1. 1. Icebreakers – an effective teaching strategy or a waste of time? : A study of grade 4-6 English teachers’ use of Icebreakers and their perceived effect on students

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för lärarutbildning

    Author : Jessica Hamrin; [2022]
    Keywords : Icebreakers; willingness to communicate; foreign language anxiety; motivation; primary school;

    Abstract : There is very little research done on the use and perceptions of icebreakers, and even fewer researchers have focused on young learners in this regard. This study investigates which icebreakers English teachers in grade 4-6 use in Swedish primary classrooms, why they use them, and what their perception is of how icebreakers can affect students’ oral production. READ MORE

  2. 2. L2 Japanese: Swedish students’ usage of first-person pronouns

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; L2 learning; first-person pronoun; questionnaire;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to look at L2 (learning as a second language) students’ usage of first-person singular pronouns, and to discern in what situations (if any) they are changed. The Japanese language has a great variety of first-person pronouns, one of the few languages to possess this feature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teachers’ experiences and opinions of students’ second language anxiety in oral production tasks : A qualitative study of upper secondary school teachers’ cognition

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Adis Tucek; [2021]
    Keywords : Oral production; anxiety; classroom climate; motivation; English as a second language; teacher cognition;

    Abstract : The prevalence of the English language has enhanced the importance of both understanding and being able to communicate in English in different manners, such as orally. As this has become an important skill to master in school, it was of interest to research upper secondary school teachers’ beliefs and experiences concerning what constitutes pedagogically effective oral production assignments in the classroom, how the participating teachers work to reduce students’ anxiousness towards oral production in English, and how they plan and work towards a classroom climate that enhances students’ motivation towards oral production. READ MORE

  4. 4. Benefits of Songs in the ESL Classroom

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

    Author : Johanna Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Attitudes; EFL; ESL; Incidental vocabulary acquisition; Songs;

    Abstract : One can argue that songs offer a useful learning opportunity for learning English as a second language since it includes the combination of music and text. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to examine in what ways songs can affect the ESL classroom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transition Work Between School Years K-3 and 4-6 in Sweden : - The Importance of Teacher Collaboration in the Subject of English.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Lena Åkerman; Mikaela Linder; [2021]
    Keywords : years K-3; years 4-6; teachers’ perceptions; principals’ perceptions; students’ academic performance; transition work; transition collaboration; collegial learning; national governing documents; collective efficacy.;

    Abstract : This study has a fourfold focus. Firstly, the study aims to fill a gap in research regarding teachers and principals’ perceptions on transition work and collaboration in school years K-3 and 4-6 in the subject of English. Secondly, the study explores how these views affect students' academic achievement in the subject. READ MORE