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  1. 1. To Use or Not to Use Coursebooks? : A Study of Teachers' Opinions on Coursebooks and What Constitutes a Good One in the English Classroom

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Skolnära forskning

    Author : Daniel Sandström; [2020]
    Keywords : lower secondary school language teaching; pedagogical material; coursebooks; second language learning; differentiation; språkundervisning i grundskolan; pedagogiskt material; läromedel; andraspråksinlärning; differentiering;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate teachers’ opinions and experiences using analogue coursebooks in lower secondary school English teaching. The study was conducted using written interviews, interviewing 7 currently active teachers teaching English in the Swedish school system, with the participants’ answers being the material. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. What Affects Motivation? A Study of Students’ Attitudes towards ESL Learning in Swedish Lower Secondary Schools

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Skolnära forskning

    Author : Jesper Lindberg; [2020]
    Keywords : English as a second language; second language teaching and learning; motivation; student attitudes; educational activities;

    Abstract : This study investigates how different educational activities affect students’ motivation and how teachers can induce students’ motivation to learn English as a second language (ESL) in Swedish lower secondary schools. Data was gathered through a questionnaire and analyzed through a sociocultural perspective. 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. So, what you’re saying is …? : A study of year 9 students’ attitudes towards and perceived knowledge of communicative competence

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Daniel Sandström; [2019]
    Keywords : communicative competence; second language learning; pragmatic awareness; teaching focus; learner perception; lower secondary school language teaching;

    Abstract : Swedes’ proficiency in English is often high up in the world rankings among the countries in which English is an L2[1]. Learners of English are routinely tested in the Swedish school system, using standardized national tests to measure how well students are doing nationwide, whilst also providing teachers with sometimes essential assistance in grading students’ language skills. READ MORE