Search for dissertations about: "foreign literature study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the words foreign literature study.

  1. 1. Enhancing intercultural communication in teaching chinese as a foreign language : An action research study

    Author : Wei Hing Ip; Shui Duen Chan; Xu Shi; Yuet Hung Cecilia Chan; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Intercultural communication; Chinese as a foreign language education; language acquisition; action research; flipped classroom approach; culture in language learning; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the rapid development of information communication technology, internationalization and globalization worldwide have required a shift in the focus of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) towards competence in intercultural communication in which the role of culture in the acquisition of CFL and in the pragmatic use of the language is emphasized and promoted. However, most of the current research in this academic area remains only on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  2. 2. French as a foreign language : a comparative study on factors affecting student achievement

    Author : Astrid Nyström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Franska språket; studier och undervisning;

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  3. 3. Ambiguity and Estrangement : Peer-Led Deliberative Dialogues on Literature in the EFL Classroom

    Author : Anna Thyberg; Maria Olaussen; Lena Fritzén; Kaj Sjöholm; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; literature; EFL; peer-led deliberative dialogues; civic values postcolonial; positionality; ambiguity; estrangement; aesthetic reading; internally persuasive discourse; upper secondary students; transformative learning.; Engelska med didaktisk inriktning; English Education;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on ideological and emotional dimensions of literature reading in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. The empirical data at the heart of this dissertation comprises questionnaires, group sessions, student texts, and post-study evaluation. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Say It Fast, Fluent and Flawless" : formulaicity in the oral language production of young foreign language learners

    Author : Parvin Gheitasi; Janet Enever; Christian Waldmann; Ingmarie Mellenius; Shelagh Rixon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Early language learning; Foreign language learning; Formulaic language; Formulaicity; English as a foreign language; language teaching and learning; språkdidaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on a study, which investigated the process of early foreign language learning in a classroom context and the functions of multi-word units of language known as formulaic sequences in the oral language production of young foreign language learners. A classroom with 11 students in the age range 9 to 11 years was observed and video recorded for 16 sessions (90 minutes per session). READ MORE

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

    Author : Yvonne Knospe; Kirk Sullivan; Ingela Valfridsson; Anita Malmqvist; Åsa Wengelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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