Essays about: "language proficiency."

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  1. 1. APPLICATION OF PROCESSABILITY THEORY TO SFI STUDENTS’ L2 WRITING COMPETENCIES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Reyhaneh Tajgardoun; [2020-01-22]
    Keywords : Swedish as a second language; language acquisition; L2 writing; morphology; processability theory;

    Abstract : Aim: The main purpose of this study is to study the written proficiency of SFI students atdifferent morphological learning levels, and their ability to conjugate verbs, nouns,and adjectives using a wordless children book (frog-story).Theory: This study tries to link SFI levels of written proficiency to the levels of Pienemannhierarchy of language learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. English learning in and ut of school : A qualitative study of upper secondary school teachers' cognition

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

    Author : Adis Tucek; [2020]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition and learning; extramural English; internal and external motivation; teacher cognition.;

    Abstract : The prevalence of the English language in society today has made it possible for people to learn English in different situations and in different ways. Therefore, it was of interest to research upper secondary school teachers’ beliefs and experiences concerning how their students learn English in different situations in school and out of school and concerning their students’ motivation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning by gaming : A comparison of how Swedish upper secondary male and female students learn English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Annette Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : extramural English; multiplayer online games;

    Abstract : Earlier research has suggested that online gaming can be an effective way of acquiring English as a second or foreign language. It can both increase language proficiency (vocabulary or oral proficiency) and have a positive impact on affective filters such as motivation or willingness to communicate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Code-Switching in the Upper Secondary School EFL Classroom in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Moa Torvaldsdotter; [2020]
    Keywords : Code-switching; English language teaching; Multilingual classrooms; Upper secondary education;

    Abstract : Code-switching has been shown to be beneficial for students’ language learning and for strengthening their identities. Despite this, it can be interpreted that code-switching is not encouraged in the syllabus for English in upper secondary school in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Listen Up! : A study of how teachers in SLA approach the listening skill within upper secondary schools in Sweden

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

    Author : Julia Andersson; Elin Lagerström; [2020]
    Keywords : Auditory input; One-way listening; Two-way listening; Dialogic listening; Implicit approach; Explicit approach; Affective filter; Scaffolding; Instructional Scaffolding; Zone of Proximal Development; National Exams; Top-down processing; Bottom-up processing; Metacognitive Awareness; Communicative Language Teaching; Pre-activities; Comprehension checks; Effective listener;

    Abstract : Listening comprehension and listening strategies plays a crucial role in the process of acquiring a language. This study aims to investigate to what extent the listening skill is practised in upper secondary schools in the south of Sweden. READ MORE