Essays about: "why is english language important"

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  1. 1. Why not "English only"? : Patterns of code-switching between Swedish and English in Swedish upper secondary EFL education

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Johan Vestin; [2019]
    Keywords : code-switching; EFL Teaching; Equivalence; Reiteration; Socializing; Metalanguage; L2 Avoidance; Floor-holding;

    Abstract : English education in Sweden tends to be viewed as a second language, rather than a foreign language. Therefore, it is generally expected that instruction is performed, and content is taught in English. However, previous research shows that English is generally not the sole language used, even in classrooms with explicit “English only” policies. READ MORE

  2. 2. AUTOMATED GENDER CLASSIFICATION IN WIKIPEDIA BIOGRAPHIESa cross-lingual comparison

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Sasha Weijand; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The written word plays an important role in the reinforcement of gender stereotypes, especially in texts of a more formal character. Wikipedia biographies have a lot of information about famous people, but do they describe men and women with different kinds of words? This thesis aims to evaluate and explore a method for gender classification of text. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teacher and Teacher Student Beliefs on Using Code-Switching in EFL Classrooms

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Beatrice Gustavsson; Anastasia Karakitsos; [2019]
    Keywords : Code-switching; Teacher beliefs; Multilingual classrooms; Multilingual strategies; Multilingualism; Plurilingualism; EFL teaching; Teacher student beliefs;

    Abstract : This study explores teacher student and in-service teacher beliefs about using code-switching in the English language classroom. Language classrooms have long adopted a monolingual approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. To teach, or not to teach English, that is the question : When do Swedish primary school teachers believe that English should be introduced and how does this introduction affect equal schooling for all?

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

    Author : Maria Grönvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Age; equal schooling; English syllabus; primary school; teaching skills; Kursplanen i engelska; Likvärdig skola; Lågstadiet; Undervisningsförmåga; Ålder;

    Abstract : Resent research has demonstrated that age does not play as big a part in second language (L2) acquisition as was previously thought. However, L2 acquisition is markedly affected by: (i) the amount of L2 in a pupil’s daily life, (ii) how well teachers are trained in teaching a new language to young learners and (iii) how many hours are given to the subject each week. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studying English Literature at Upper Secondary Schools in Sweden : An empirical study of goals applied to the teaching of English literature

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Marie Oskarsson; [2017]
    Keywords : literature; goals; EFL; realization of goals; literary goals; EFL learners.;

    Abstract : To use literature in English as a foreign language (EFL) or English as a second language (ESL) classroom is something which, for many decades was regarded as too difficult or not relevant in many countries, Sweden being one of them. In the past few decades the view of literature as a means for education in Sweden has changed. READ MORE