Essays about: "second language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 645 essays containing the words second language.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Perceiving Terrorism: A survey experiment about how Swedish students define terrorism based on the perpetrator’s ethnicity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Niklas von Mentzer Marcev; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze how students perceive the concept of terrorism based on the ethnicity ascribed to the perpetrator. Studies conducted in the US have shown that the public defines political violence differently depending on the language used to describe the event, white perpetrators are more often called mass shooters while perpetrators of other ethnicities are more frequently called terrorists. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lea Späti; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : Sherlock; social class; media; attitude;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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