Essays about: "communicative factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words communicative factors.

  1. 1. Conflict Discourse in Television Series – The Functions and Uses of Silence in Relation to Social Class

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Linnea Elin Andersson; [2020-04-30]
    Keywords : engelska; silence; television; conflict management strategies; conflict; conversation; turn-taking; communication; avoidance; confrontation; conversation analysis; qualitative research;

    Abstract : This study paper investigates the correlation between social class and the use of silence in conflict discourse, by comparing the interactional style and turn-taking behaviour in two television series representing the upper and lower class. To this end, the study analyses conflict conversations inThe Crown (UK) andShameless (US) to show how in both scripts writers use specific linguistic elements to represent how these social classes are depicted in media. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Do I Teach What I Preach? A study on teachers’ beliefs and classroom practise for reading and reading strategies

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : David Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : explicit instruction; metacognitive awareness; reading; reading comprehension; reading strategies; socio-economic background; EFL ESL; teacher beliefs;

    Abstract : To operate in our modern society an individual need to possess a well-rounded reading ability, and to know of and use reading strategies is crucial for learners to develop this ability. The present study sets out to explore the beliefs of Swedish English teachers regarding the significance of reading and reading strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Students’ perception on role-play in EFL/ESL-classrooms in relation to their speaking ability

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Lina Rosenkvist; Nathalie Bencic; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL ESL; role-play; confidence; classroom activity;

    Abstract : This research paper examines students’ perception of how role-play could affect their confidence in accordance with their speaking ability in EFL/ESL- classrooms. It has tried to respond to the research question “To what extent do Swedish EFL/ESL- students find role-play helpful for their confidence in their speaking ability?. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teaching Strategies That help EFL Learners to Develop Their Vocabulary and Speaking Skills Through Communicative Tasks

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Frishta Rajy; Jumana Najah; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL; language development; speaking difficulties; vocabulary learning; Communicative activities; supportive environment; interaction.;

    Abstract : Abstract This paper investigates the benefits of using different teaching strategies to develop EFL learners’ vocabulary and speaking skills. Undeniably, there are some learners in grades 4-6 who have difficulties to speak and to learn new vocabulary in English classroom, due to many reasons. READ MORE