Elevers skrivande på engelska på fritiden

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Publication Student thesis
Title Elevers skrivande på engelska på fritiden
Author(s) Liljedahl, Christina
Date 2010
English abstract
The purpose of this degree project is to investigate in what types of situations and to what extent some upper secondary students write in English in their spare time, what reasons they have for doing so and what text types and genres are represented in their writing. Qualitative interviews were carried out with a group of six students in year two in an upper secondary school in the southern part of Sweden, three with MVG as a final grade and three with VG as a final grade in English A. The results show that all of the students write in English each day in instant text messages on MSN messenger. However, they mostly use English in the form of abbreviations, single words, phrases and sentences. Longer pieces of text, like poems and other literary pieces, written in English were created only by the three students with MVG.
Publisher Malmö högskola/Lärarutbildningen
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) English
upper secondary students
writing
genres
text types
spare time
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/9984 (link to this page)

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