Essays about: "lingua franca"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words lingua franca.

  1. 1. Three Swedish students’ experiences of EMI at three Swedish universities : Semi-structured interviews exploring preparedness, content acquisition and conceptualisations of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Adam Keay; [2020]
    Keywords : English-medium instruction EMI ; English as a lingua franca ELF ; students’ experiences; preparedness; content acquisition; conceptualisations of English; expanding circle; higher education.;

    Abstract : This paper aims to explore Swedish students’ experiences of English-medium instruction (EMI) in Swedish higher education. Previous research shows that students’ experiences of EMI in higher education are closely related to attitudes towards the proficiencies of lecturers and peers, which in turn are based on students’ conceptualisations of English. READ MORE

  2. 2. English varieties in Sweden : A case-study exploring the use of English by language teachers in Swedish schools

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Daniela Maria Hugger; [2020]
    Keywords : English in Sweden; Varieties of English; British English BrE ; American English AmE ; Mid-Atlantic English MAE ; Franca Lingua; English as a Second Language ESL ; English as a Foreign Language EFL ;

    Abstract : This study investigates which English variety teachers in Sweden learned, which they use now and whether this has changed over time. The study included the two major varieties of English, namely British English and American English. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Games – The key to studying Cosmopolitan Democracy? : An investigation into the suitability of Games and MMORPG communities for the study of Cosmopolitan Democracy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matthew Bridger; [2020]
    Keywords : Cosmopolitan Democracy; Digital Games; MMORPG; Final Fantasy XIV; Age; Gender; Nationality; Lingua Franca; Massively Multiplayer Roleplaying Game;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to identify if digital games could be used as a method to study Cosmopolitan Democracy. Using a mixed methods approach, players of the Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) community were asked to answer a questionnaire concerning the importance of age, gender and nationality of other players, in order to see if their values aligned with those of Cosmopolitan Democracy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Student motivation in L2 English teaching and learning : A study on students’ perspectives of L2 classroom-centered motivational practices at a lower-secondary school

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Carina Imoni Awaiko Westin; [2019]
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    Abstract : Att främja elevers motivation är en viktig uppgift för engelsklärare särskilt med tanke på den krävande och långsiktiga processen som språkinlärning är. Forskning om elevers motivation har föreslagit och också påverkat lärares undervisning i syfte att påverka elevers motivation. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Qualitative Textual Study: A Comparison of How the Democratic Mission of the School and English as a Lingua Franca Are Presented in the Finnish Curriculum for Åland and the Swedish National Curriculum

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Amanda Sundqvist; [2019]
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    Abstract : This essay examines and compares how the Swedish national curriculum and the Finnish curriculum for Åland’s Lyceum present English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and the democratic mission of the school. This investigation is performed through a qualitative textual study with qualitative content analysis and by including influential aspects as political history, language planning, the perception of the concept of democracy, the perception of the concept of the fundamental values and tasks of the school, and the alignment with the European Framework of Reference for Languages. READ MORE