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Engelskämnet i grundskolans tidigare år
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of language studies.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The intention of this study is to find out how the English subject takes form and develops in the early years in school related to the curriculum, teachers, teaching material, students and parents. The methods of the survey have been classroom observations, teacher interviews, textbook analysis and a parents´ questionnaire. The findings of this study are that the knowledge of the teacher in and about the English subject can have effect on how the English subject will be presented to the students during the English lessons and the amount of the students oral production of the target language seem to depended on how much the teacher uses the target language in the classroom. The contents of the English lessons was overall structured by the curriculum. The parents and their interest in their children´s education seem to have had an impact on how much focus the English language get. Parents also seemed to have an influence on the contents of the English subject. 

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Keyword [sv]
Engelskämnet i grundskolans tidigare år, kommunikativ språksyn, språkutveckling och progression, lärarrollen och undervisningstraditionen
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Pedagogical Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-103049OAI: diva2:812263
Educational program
Grundlärarprogrammet - förskoleklass och åk 1-3
Available from: 2015-05-19 Created: 2015-05-18 Last updated: 2015-05-19Bibliographically approved

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