Essays about: "english is the world language - essay"

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  1. 1. Witches are not so delicate : A Jungian analysis of gendered oppression in Madeline Miller’s Circe and the novel’s pedagogical potential in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Hermansson Ida; [2022]
    Keywords : Jungian theory; hegemony masculinity; Circe; EFL classroom; gender oppression; literary education; feminist pedagogy; Upper Secondary School;

    Abstract : Circe (2018) by Madeline Miller is a retelling of The Odyssey from the perspective of the witch Circe. The novel challenges the previous portrayal of Circe as a vindictive seductress and provides insight into the narrative of a woman negotiating a man’s world, in which she is denied autonomy due to her gender. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inclusiveness in texts in the EFL classroom : A study of English teachers’ inclusion of different parts of the world in texts used in the lower grades

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Dennis Moberg; [2021]
    Keywords : English as a foreign language; English as an international language; teaching material; text type; teacher usage;

    Abstract : This essay investigates if texts featuring different parts of the world are present in the English as a Foreign Language classroom for grades 1-3 of Swedish primary school. The focus in the essay is to investigate what texts teachers use in the English classroom and what content the texts feature related to different parts of the world. 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. "What Variety Do You Think I Should Use?" : Seven Swedish EFL Teachers' views on language varieties in the classroom

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Antonia Alfredsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Language varieties; Teachers attitudes; Second Language Learning; AmE; BrE;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to gain knowledge about attitudes towards the use of different varieties of English in the classroom from the perspective of seven English teachers in Swedish upper secondary school. The study was carried out through interviews with teachers from different upper secondary schools in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation and cultural bias : A study focused on three Swedish ESL-textbooks

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Sofia Sandberg; [2021]
    Keywords : ESL-textbooks; textbook study; cultural textbook study; cultural representation; Swedish ESL;

    Abstract : In the following essay, a study on three textbooks used for educating pupils in Swedish secondary schools in the subject of English is presented. One aim of the study was to investigate how the selection of texts, both fiction and non-fiction, used for reading and listening comprehension purposes and their respective author representations in three Swedish EFL-textbooks could be considered to represent a broad perspective of the English-speaking world. READ MORE