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Att förstärka med svenskan: En kvalitativ studie kring pedagogers syn på engelskundervisningen för elever med annat modersmål än svenska i årskurs 1
Södertörn University, Lärarutbildningen.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

English is an international and global language that students, regardless of mother tongue, encounter in their everyday lives. In Sweden, students are introduced to English teaching in year 1, 2 or 3, and in some cases, year 4. English teaching can sometimes be problematic when the language of instruction often consists of Swedish, which for second language students becomes a challenge to acquire new skills in a week language.

The study aims to examine, with a qualitative study, how pedagogues plan and implements English teaching in first grade with students whose mother tongue are other than Swedish. Further, the aim was to examine how pedagogues say they relate to the fact that second language pupils participating in English lessons and if they think it affects their English teaching.

The conclusions is that the pedagogues has probably not been problematized the phenomenon examined and say they do not adapt their teaching. In the interviews reveals information about the teaching method which, in my opinion, indicates that, unconsciously, adapting their teaching when they have second language students. Furthermore, the study points out the importance of English as language of instruction when there is a more equal situation for all students regardless of language. Second langue students do not need to go through the Swedish language to be taught in English.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 49 p.
Keyword [en]
second language learners, early English teaching, mother tongue, the target language
Keyword [sv]
Andraspråkselever, tidig engelskundervisning, modersmål, målspråk
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Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-14775OAI: diva2:478825
Subject / course
Education Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-01-17 Created: 2012-01-17 Last updated: 2012-01-17Bibliographically approved

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