Search for dissertations about: "language classroom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words language classroom.

  1. 1. Doing Language Policy : A Micro-Interactional Study of Policy Practices in English as a Foreign Language Classes

    Author : Alia Amir; Jan Anward; Mathias Broth; Nigel Musk; Arja Piirainen-Marsh; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conversation analysis; ethnomethodology; language policy; practiced language policy; language policing; classroom discourse; EFL; TEFL; codeswitching; Samtalsanalys; etnometodologi; språkpolitik; language policing; klassrumsinteraktion; engelskundervisning; kodväxling;

    Abstract : This study investigates foreign language classroom talk and micro-level language policy-in-process from an ethnomethodological conversation analytic perspective. The study is based on 20 hours of video recordings from 20 lessons in an English as a Foreign Language classroom (EFL) in grades 8 and 9 of an international compulsory school in Sweden between the years 2007 and 2010. READ MORE

  2. 2. Getting started : Children’s participation and language learning in an L2 classroom

    Author : Asta Čekaitė; Karin Aronsson; Ben Rampton; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language classroom; language learning; second language acquisition; social interaction; language socialization; peer group; affective stances; language play; socialt samspel; språksocialisation; kamratgruppen; språklig lek; affektiva uttryck; förberedelseklass; andraspråksinlärning; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling handlar om en förberedelseklass med elever (7-10 år) som har ett annat hemspråk än svenska (arabiska, kurdiska, thailändska). Utifrån empiri som samlats in genom videoinspelningar och observationer under ett års tid i en förberedelseklass studeras elevernas deltagande och språkinlärning i det dagliga klassrumsarbetet. READ MORE

  3. 3. "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 : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Young learners' perspectives on English classroom interaction : Foreign language anxiety and sense of agency in Swedish primary school

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Camilla Bardel; Christina Hedman; Fiona Copland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early language instruction; young learners; foreign language anxiety; agency; learner beliefs; target language use; classroom interaction; språkdidaktik; Language Education;

    Abstract : This thesis explores young language learners’ experiences of classroom interaction in English instruction, focusing on foreign language anxiety (FLA), sense of agency and learner beliefs, aiming to inform and problematize language pedagogy for young learners. Learners from ten classrooms in years 2–5 participated. 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 : 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