Essays about: "second language learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 296 essays containing the words second language learning.

  1. 1. MAKING USE OF CHILDREN’S DIGITAL MEDIA CONSUMPTION

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Farah Khaddour; [2020-03-24]
    Keywords : Interaction in SLA; Child’s SLA;

    Abstract : Purpose: The general purpose of this study is to examine how parents can be supported in making use of their child’s digital media consumption for second language learning. In particular, a set of requirements are developed for best supporting the integration of children’s online activity into language learning activities by promoting a smooth transfer of knowledge through the spontaneous production of the target language. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. What’s up with Swedish Students’ Responses to Question-Based Greetings? : A Study of How Second Language Learners of English Master the Formulaic Greetings “How are you?” and “What’s up?”

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Andreas Karlström; [2020]
    Keywords : english; greetings; pragmatics; sociopragmatics; pragmalinguistics; pragmatics of politeness; second language learning; how are you? ; what s up? ;

    Abstract : The extent to which Swedish learners of English master the formulaic language of greetings and their responses has not been well researched over the years. This study aims to fill the gap by examining how 66 Swedish senior high school students respond to two question-based English greetings: the formal “How are you?” and the informal “What’s up?”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teachers ́ perceptions and enactment of the communicative classroom : A qualitative study of four teachers ́ attitudes towards communicative language teaching at upper secondary schools in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Rebecca Valfridsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition; Communicative Language Teaching; The Principled Communicative Approach;

    Abstract : The Swedish syllabus for English promotes a communicative approach to language teaching, but does not offer concrete guidelines regarding how a communicative classroom should be enacted. This leaves a great deal of interpretation up to each individual teacher. READ MORE