Search for dissertations about: "English Medium Instruction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words English Medium Instruction.

  1. 1. English-medium instruction in Sweden Perspectives and practices in two upper secondary schools

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Language Education, Stockholm University

    Author : BethAnne Yoxsimer Paulsrud; Högskolan Dalarna.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education and Learning; Utbildning och lärande; English-medium instruction EMI ; Content and Language Integrated Learning CLIL ; upper secondary school; English in Sweden; language policy; translanguaging; academic language; language hierarchy; utbildningsvetenskap med inriktning mot språk och språkutveckling; Education in Languages and Language Development;

    Abstract : This thesis presents English-medium instruction (EMI) in the Swedish context, focusing on perspectives and practices in two schools. The research question is as follows: How and why is EMI offered, chosen, and practiced in the Swedish upper secondary school today? The aim is to explore the status of the educational option, the reasons for offering EMI to stakeholders, the stakeholders’ beliefs about and goals of EMI, and the implementation of EMI in the classroom. READ MORE

  2. 2. English-medium instruction for young learners in Sweden A longitudinal case study of a primary school class in a bilingual English-Swedish school

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Language Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Jeanette Toth; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English-medium instruction EMI ; content and language integrated learning CLIL ; bilingual compulsory school; English in Sweden; young learners; native speaker teachers; language ideologies; translanguaging; språkdidaktik; Language Education;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to highlight the policies, perspectives, and practices of language use in a bilingual English-Swedish primary class during Grades 4–6, where English was the medium of instruction in several subjects. A rapidly increasing number of Swedish compulsory schools offer these programs, which are often associated with high status and academic achievement (Skolverket, 2010). READ MORE

  3. 3. Auto Mechanics in English Language Use and Classroom Identity Work

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Janne Kontio; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Classroom Discourse; English Medium Instruction; Ethnomethodology; Identity Work; Linguistic Ethnography; Social Interaction; Vocational Education; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This is a compilation thesis consisting of three different articles with the purpose to explore the relationships between language practices, identity construction and learning in the context of the Vehicle Program, a vocational program in Swedish upper secondary schools. A feature of the particular setting studied here that sets it apart from the general education of auto mechanics in Sweden is that it was carried out in English. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technical University : An investigation of form and communicative effectiveness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Beyza Björkman; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a lingua franca ELF ; engineering; higher education; form; pragmatics; attitudes; communicative effectiveness; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : As a part of the process of globalization, an increasing number of higher education institutions are adopting English as the medium of instruction for parts of their education. Within most universities in continental Europe, there are English as a lingua franca (ELF) settings where English is spoken by users of a wide spectrum of first languages for various purposes, be it for academic activity or social interaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Advanced Second-Language Reading and Vocabulary Learning in the Parallel-Language University

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Špela Mežek; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advanced second-language reading; biliteracy; content courses; English textbooks; higher education; incidental vocabulary learning; parallel-language courses; reading to learn; Sweden; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Due to the internationalisation of higher education, the use of English at higher education institutions has become widespread. Today an increasing number of students participate in courses with the local language as medium of instruction but with textbooks in English. READ MORE