Essays about: "mainstream English"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words mainstream English.

  1. 1. Extra-Mural Activities and Their Effect on Second Language Development : A Comparative Study of Upper Secondary Swedish L1 Gamers and Non-Gamers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Alexander Rau; [2019]
    Keywords : SLA; EFL; ESL; lexical diversity; oral proficiency; utterance length; VocD; vocabulary; extramural activities; video games; MMORPG; second language acquisition; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Today, English is the most studied second language, being used in academia, international relations, social forums and mainstream entertainment, resulting in English becoming a common topic of research in the study of second language acquisition. One particularly interesting form of entertainment is the hobby of online digital gaming as English has become the de facto language used in absence of a shared native language among players. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mediated Public Diplomacy: How the Russian English-language news network RT framed the ongoing tension between Russia and the West that ensued from the Ukrainian crisis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : George Vitopoulos; [2015]
    Keywords : public diplomacy; mediated public diplomacy; framing theory; frames; RT; Crimean crisis; Ukrainian crisis; Russia;

    Abstract : Mediated public diplomacy plays an important role in attaining foreign policy objectives by communicating with foreign audiences in order to establish a dialogue intending to inform and influence. The Russian state-funded global network RT serves as an important tool of Russian mediated public diplomacy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Second Language Learner Development : A Study of English as an Additional Language Support Program at The Early Learning Centre in Bangkok, Thailand

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

    Author : Jenny Dahlin; [2015]
    Keywords : Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition; English as an Additional Language; English as an Additional Language Continuum;

    Abstract : This is a qualitative study focusing on support of English as an Additional Language provided to students in an international school in Bangkok. The study aims to answer the following questions through literature and responses from interviewees: To what extent does EAL benefit second language learners’ development of language acquisition? and How is the EAL learners’ language proficiency monitored? The study was conducted at the international school The Early Learning Centre in Bangkok, including interviews with five EAL students with Swedish as their L1, and one EAL teacher, and questionnaires sent to three parents. READ MORE

  4. 4. When grundskoleklass becomes mainstream classroom : An investigation of the translation of Swedish compound nouns into English using Google Translate

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

    Author : Jimmy Allansson; [2013]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to examine how Swedish compound nouns are translated by the machine translation program Google Translate. In order to conclude what main types of mistranslation occur, different texts were first translated by the program; all compound nouns were then listed and analysed, and the mistranslated compound nouns were categorised in accordance with the manner of mistranslation. READ MORE

  5. 5. English teachers’ perceptions of teaching reading and reading strategies to students with dyslexia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Johanna Grönblad; [2013]
    Keywords : dyslexia; in-service training; English; learning assisting materials; reading strategies;

    Abstract : This is a study about English teachers’ perception on teaching students with dyslexia reading and reading strategies and their knowledge gained on the subject matter. The aim was to identify, describe and analyse the teacher‟s perceptions of teaching Swedish students with dyslexia in four Swedish mainstream secondary schools. READ MORE