Essays about: "second language learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 267 essays containing the words second language learning.

  1. 1. Teaching English 5 to Swedish vocational students : student attitudes, motivation and adaptation of teaching

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Kristoffer Keinvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptation; attitudes; English; motivation; second language learning; vocationally oriented teaching; vocational programs;

    Abstract : There has been research that suggests that an anti-studying culture is present in vocational programs in Sweden (Högberg 2009), and that teachers need to adapt their teaching to the students’ vocational interests in order to create an interest in learning (Lindahl 2015; Riley & Eriksson 2014; Smagorinsky et al. 2010). READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of the first language in second language learning

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Luisa Bundy; [2019]
    Keywords : ESL EFL classroom; L1 use; teachers’ code-switching;

    Abstract : Abstract This research synthesis builds upon research related to the area of learning outcomes when using the source language in the ESL/EFL classroom. Evidence were achieved from articles from different journals that have been analyzed with the purpose to examine studies conducted in using the source language in the ESL/EFL classroom. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using Students’ Interests and Experiences in English Teaching : A Study of Teachers’ Approaches and Attitudes to the Choice of Content in English Language Learning

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Emelie Jensen Strandberg; [2019]
    Keywords : English; experiences; interests; second language learning; primary school.;

    Abstract : This study examines teachers’ approaches and attitudes towards their choice of content in English language teaching and learning. The study identifies if, and in what amount, teachers use students’ interests and experiences in English language learning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attaching Meaning to Chinese Characters : A retrieval practice study of learners with no knowledge of Chinese

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Jacob Tønnesen; [2019]
    Keywords : Mandarin Chinese; second language learning; thetesting effect; mandarin kinesiska; andraspråksinlärning; the testing effect;

    Abstract : En ökad efterfrågan på talare av mandarin kinesiska (hädanefterkinesiska) i väst har lett till ett ökat behov av högkvalitetsundervisning i kinesiska. I den här undersökningen studerade 24 svenska modersmålstalare utan tidigare kinesisk språkerfarenhet 60 svenska ord i kombination med deras kinesiska motsvarighet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multi-Label Text Classification with Transfer Learning for Policy Documents : The Case of the Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Samuel Rodríguez Medina; [2019]
    Keywords : machine learning; deep neural networks; transfer learning; text classification; sustainable development goals; sdgs;

    Abstract : We created and analyzed a text classification dataset from freely-available web documents from the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. We then used it to train and compare different multi-label text classifiers with the aim of exploring the alternatives for methods that facilitate the search of information of this type of documents. READ MORE