Sökning: "learner English"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 31 avhandlingar innehållade orden learner English.

  1. 1. Extramural English Matters : Out-of-School English and Its Impact on Swedish Ninth Graders' Oral Proficiency and Vocabulary

    Författare :Pia Sundqvist; Solveig Granath; Hugo Wikström; June Miliander; Magnus Ljung; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Extramural English; out-of-school learning; implicit learning; learner language; oral proficiency; oral fluency; second language acquisition; second language learning; ESL; EFL; vocabulary acquisition; assessment; speaking tests; language diary; motivation; self-efficacy; anxiety; speech; oral communication; core vocabulary; peripheral vocabulary; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present study examines possible effects of extramural English (EE) on oral proficiency (OP) and vocabulary (VOC). The study is based on data collected from Swedish learners of ESL in grade 9 (aged 15-16; N=80; 36 boys, 44 girls) over a period of one year. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Delexical Verb + Noun Collocations in Swedish and Chinese Learner English

    Författare :Ying Wang; Merja Kytö; Erik Smitterberg; Signe Oksefjell Ebeling; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :delexical verb noun collocation; learner English; idiom-principle; L1 influence; learner corpus research; contrastive study; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the use of delexical verb + noun collocations such as have no doubt, make a decision and give a speech in Swedish and Chinese learner English. The aim of the study is to investigate interlanguage (IL) developmental patterns as well as the role of L1 influence in the learners’ use of such collocations. LÄS MER

  3. 3. ”Completely Headless”. Modification of adjectives in Swedish advanced learners' English

    Författare :Viktoria Börjesson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Swedish advanced learners; written English; spoken English; degree modification; adjectives; modifiers; reinforcers; attenuators; collocation; learner corpora; learner English; formal register; informal speech; genre awareness; academic writing; comparative study; contrastive interlanguage analysis;

    Sammanfattning : This is a corpus-based, empirical study, which investigates Swedish advanced learners’ written and spoken English with regard to modification of adjectives, both reinforcing (e.g. totally different, very nice) and attenuating (e.g. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Marie Tåqvist; Solveig Granath; Hilde Hasselgård; Susan Hunston; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; discourse-organising nouns; lexical cohesion; register; academic writing; L2 learners; systemic-functional linguistics; learner corpus research; Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis; ICLE; LOCNESS; ICE; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Talet om learner autonomy : språkinlärning, autonomi och ett demokratiskt medborgarskap - ett gränsland till moralfilosofi

    Författare :Inga Rebenius; Carsten Ljunggren; Ulrika Tornberg; Viljo Kohonen; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learner autonomy; autonomy; democratic citizenship; critical pragmatism; curriculum theory; text analysis; narrative analysis; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Education; Pedagogik; Pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis is to clarify a number of meanings embedded in the discourse that frames the concept of learner autonomy and then place special emphasis on the concepts of autonomy and citizenship. In addition the thesis has three subgoals: to revitalize an early political dimension that aims at democratic citizenship, to investigate how the discourse of learner autonomy is expressed in national curricula and in syllabuses in English and French/German/Spanish for the Swedish upper secondary school and to clarify and discuss a number of possible didactic consequences of a revitalized concept of learner autonomy. LÄS MER