Essays about: "literature in foreign language teaching"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words literature in foreign language teaching.

  1. 1. "One goal is to understand the world better" : A Thematic Analysis of Upper-Secondary School Teachers' Choice and Use of Literary Texts in EFL

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

    Author : Emma Sjödin; [2020]
    Keywords : EFL; literature; teaching literature; the canon; learning objectives; cultural and general knowledge;

    Abstract : The aims of the present study were to explore how teachers in upper-secondary school choose and use literary texts and genres in their teaching of English as a foreign language (EFL), what their attitudes are towards the role of literature in reaching the learning objectives and what implications their textual choices have for  literature teaching in general. Six people participated in the study, three male and three female upper-secondary school teachers in Sweden with English as one of their main subjects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Film as a Tool in English Teaching : A Literature Review on the use of Film to develop Students’ linguistic Skills and critical Thinking in Upper Secondary EFL Classrooms

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Karin Nyström; [2019]
    Keywords : Film; Second Language L2 ; Second Language acquisition SLA English as a Foreign Language EFL ; communication skills; critical thinking skills; constructivism; input hypothesis;

    Abstract : Due to the fact that adolescents are familiar with so many different media and technology resources today, learning in a conventional way is no longer effective. The aim for this literature review was to analyse what research shows about the use of film as a teaching tool in English to develop students’ linguistic and critical thinking skills in upper secondary EFL classrooms. READ MORE

  3. 3. "To speak or not to speak"

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Poorya Kazemipour; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate when, how and why three teachers in Sweden use Swedish language in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. Vygotsky’s socio-cultural theory is used as the background theory for this study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studying English Literature at Upper Secondary Schools in Sweden : An empirical study of goals applied to the teaching of English literature

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Marie Oskarsson; [2017]
    Keywords : literature; goals; EFL; realization of goals; literary goals; EFL learners.;

    Abstract : To use literature in English as a foreign language (EFL) or English as a second language (ESL) classroom is something which, for many decades was regarded as too difficult or not relevant in many countries, Sweden being one of them. In the past few decades the view of literature as a means for education in Sweden has changed. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Potential Role of Critical Literacy Pedagogy as a Methodology When Teaching Literature in Upper Secondary School in Sweden : A Quantitative Study of English Teachers’ Literature Choices

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

    Author : Kim Killgren de Klonia; [2017]
    Keywords : Critical Literacy Pedagogy; Literature; Upper Secondary School; Teachers; Literature Choices; CLP; EFL; English as a Foreign Language;

    Abstract : Literature’s role in the foreign language classroom has been extensively researched, and the benefits of enjoyable reading firmly established. But could teachers benefit from a new perspective in the form of Critical Literacy Pedagogy when choosing and teaching literary works? Critical Literacy Pedagogy, CLP, is a method of critically examining literature to detect possible power structures e. READ MORE