Search for dissertations about: "L2 writing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words L2 writing.

  1. 1. Writing, reviewing, and revising Peer feedback in lower secondary EFL classrooms

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Jessica Berggren; Maria Kuteeva; Britt-Marie Apelgren; Marie Källkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English as a foreign language EFL ; L2 writing; formative assessment; assessment for learning; assessment as learning; peer feedback; genre pedagogy; criteria; agency; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates pupils’ learning about writing from giving feedback. Research on peer assessment and L2 writing is plentiful, but little attention has been given to younger learners and to potential benefits for the peer feedback provider. My project was carried out as two intervention studies with Swedish pupils in year 8. READ MORE

  2. 2. Writing in a third language a study of upper secondary students’ texts, writing processes and metacognition

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Yvonne Knospe; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; foreign language learning; second language acquisition; third language learning; writing in a foreign language; learning to write; metacognition; keystroke logging; text quality; German; upper secondary school; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Learning an additional foreign language (usually referred to as a third language, L3) after English (L2) in formal settings seems to remain relatively unsuccessful in the European context (European Commission 2012), despite the reported advantages from extensive language learning experiences. Against this background the present thesis explores the potential benefits of a teaching approach focused on writing strategies and metacognitive reflections for L3 writing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multilingual Students' Writing in English : The Role of Their L1(s)

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Tina Gunnarsson; [2015-09-01]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Multilingualism; L2 Writing; language acquisition; Translanguaging; Language mode; English Linguistics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the languages of thought of multilingual students writing in English, a non-native language. The study examines which languages are used as languages of thought and what functions these languages serve for year-9 students (age 15-16) in a Swedish high school while writing an essay in English under exam-like conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study of the L2 Kanji Learning Process: Analysis of reading and writing errors of Swedish learners in comparison with level-matched Japanese schoolchildren

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Fusae Ivarsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; kanji; error analysis; level matching; Swedish; alphabetic writing system; cognitive aspects; reading and writing; L1 transfer;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 18 March, 2016 Title: A Study of the L2 Kanji Learning Process: Analysis of reading and writing errors of Swedish learners in comparison with level-matched Japanese schoolchildren. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Another thing" Discourse-organising nouns in advanced learner English

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Marie Tåqvist; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse-organising nouns; lexical cohesion; register; academic writing; L2 learners; systemic-functional linguistics; learner corpus research; Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis; ICLE; LOCNESS; ICE; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines the use of discourse-organising nouns (DONs), such as fact, issue, and problem, in Swedish advanced students’ academic writing in second language (L2) English, and in what ways texts produced by the L2 students resemble or differ from those produced by advanced native-speaker (L1) students and from expert writing in this respect. The study uses corpus linguistic methodology and is set within the frameworks of Halliday’s systemic-functional linguistics and Granger’s Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis. READ MORE