Essays about: "vocabulary"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 337 essays containing the word vocabulary.

  1. 1. CHALLENGES IN ACADEMIC WRITING FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS. Focusing students with Somali background

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Christina El Saidi; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : afrikanska språk; academic writing; higher education; Somali; language and culture; language and knowledge formation; second language acquisition; language support;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate and describe what specific challenges second language students in general and students with Somali background in particular, face in Higher Education in Sweden. The aim is also to argue for what type of support that would benefit this group of students most. READ MORE

  2. 2. An analysis of wago/kango predominance in Swedish students’ Japanese vocabulary

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Marcus Burman; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; Sino-Japanese words; Kango; Wago; Japanese; Translation task;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to evaluate the lexical type predominance betweenJapanese-based wago and Chinese-based kango within the vocabulary of Swedishlearners of Japanese, comparing those who have studied in Japan and those whohave not. The translation task was structured to ask participants to fill in suitabletranslations in the blank for the pronunciation of Japanese words based on themeaning of a corresponding Swedish word. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effective Components in Teaching Methods for Facilitating EFL Students' Oral Vocabulary Development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Moa Torvaldsdotter; [2020]
    Keywords : oral vocabulary development; english as a foreign language; teaching methods;

    Abstract : This study investigates language teaching methods and their effectiveness for high school EFL learners’ oral vocabulary development. Undoubtedly, a large and effective productive vocabulary is crucial for reaching the communicative goals for the subject of English as well as for future academic and professional life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fill-in-the-Blank or Write an Original Sentence : A Comparison of Practice Materials for Vocabulary Retention

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : John Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : Vocabulary Acquisition and Retention; Practice Materials; Adult EFL Learners; Fill-in-the-Blank;

    Abstract : Despite extensive research, a “best method” for teaching vocabulary has not been identified. The present study investigates the efficacy of two different practice materials for vocabulary retention, a fill-in-the-blank exercise and an original sentence writing exercise, from the hypothesis that a fill-in-the-blank exercise will be superior in terms of vocabulary retention on an immediate posttest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Video games – A tool for expanding English vocabulary knowledge? : A study of video games potential impact on English vocabulary knowledge in Swedish upper secondary students

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Emelie Johannesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Video games; Students; English; English vocabulary; Language acquisition; Swedish students and Gaming; Videospel; Elever; Engelska; Engelskt ordförråd; Språkinlärning; Svenska elever och Videospelande.;

    Abstract : This study researches the possibility of video games being a helpful tool when it comes to English vocabulary knowledge, by comparing the English vocabulary knowledge of those that play video games to those that do not play video games. The study also focuses on comparing the English vocabulary knowledge of those that play video games frequently to those that play video games seldomly and discuss why this might make a difference. READ MORE