Essays about: "english language as medium of instruction"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 15 essays containing the words english language as medium of instruction.

  1. 6. English as a Lingua Franca in Namibia: : Teachers’ Attitudes Towards English as a Medium of Instruction in Classrooms

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Sisiwe Amukena Nyqvist; [2016]
    Keywords : English as a medium of instruction; English as a second language; First language; Code-switching; Teachers; Learners;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate Namibian teachers’ attitudes towards English as a medium of instruction in Namibian classrooms. Regardless of the fact that English has no historical ties with Namibia, English still operates as the official language and the language of instruction in schools. READ MORE

  2. 7. First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Teaching

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Andreas Berlin; Kajsa Hammarström; [2016]
    Keywords : First language; second language; foreign language; code-switching; medium of instruction; second language acquisition; Förstaspråk; andraspråk; främmandespråk; code-switching; undervisningsspråk; andraspråksinlärning;

    Abstract : The Swedish curriculum for the subject English in upper secondary school clearly states the English should be used“as far as possible” in the classroom. However, the possible amount of first language usage is never mentioned. READ MORE

  3. 8. MA-students’ lecture comprehension of EMI courses at a Swedish university

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Isabelle Neptune; [2016]
    Keywords : EMI; English Medium Instruction; higher education; lecture comprehension;

    Abstract : The present quantitative study investigates MA-students’ comprehension of lectures in the first language (L1) and in English at a large university in Sweden. Forty-five students responded to a self-assessment questionnaire survey regarding their comprehension of lectures in the L1 and lectures in English. READ MORE

  4. 9. Are Nordic students prepared foruniversity courses taught in English? : Comparing the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish pre-university English language syllabuses with international requirements for university entry.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sanjin Pecikoza; [2016]
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    Abstract : Due to globalization and the importance of having a single lingua franca in academia, the number of international university courses taught in English—so called English medium instruction (EMI) has been steadily increasing. All students, national and international, are required to pass a certain linguistic threshold in order to be able to apply for a university program. READ MORE

  5. 10. Native language interference in Bangladeshi students’ use of articles in English essays : A comparison of Bengali medium and English medium schools

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Md Arifuzzaman; [2015]
    Keywords : Native language interference; language transfer; second language acquisition SLA ; English as a foreign language EFL ; modersmålsinterferens; transfer; andraspråkinlärning; främmandespråksinlärning;

    Abstract : The impact of the first language on the second language has long been a vibrant and controversial issue in terms of second language acquisition. The impact or influence happens when learners learn a new language and transfer features from their native language to the new language. READ MORE