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ERIC Number: EJ436092
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0361-0365
The Impact of English-Language Proficiency on International Graduate Students' Perceived Academic Difficulty.
Xu, Ming
Research in Higher Education, v32 n5 p557-70 Oct 1991
A study investigated the relationship of English proficiency, measured by self-report and standardized test scores and selected nonlinguistic variables to academic problems perceived by 245 foreign graduate students. Self-rated proficiency, prior English training, and age were the most significant predictors of perceived difficulty. Language test score was nonsignificant as a predictor. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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