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ERIC Number: EJ1221567
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5930
"Do You Use English in Your Daily Life?" Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Their Extramural Use of English
Avello, Maria; Camacho-Miñano, María-del-Mar; Urquia-Grande, Elena; del Campo, Cristina
Journal of Teaching in International Business, v30 n1 p77-94 2019
The aim of this research is to analyse the students' perceptions about their extramural use of English, comparing undergraduates studying their degree in English (EMI) with those studying theirs in their native language (non-EMI) within a span of five academic years. Data collected from a Spanish University suggest that the students' interest and perception of their possibilities of working abroad in English differ. Results also reveal key differences in the use of extramural English and suggest that exposure to reading books or watching English-language films will eventually contribute to the formation of global mindset in students. The trend of the importance of English during a five year span is also considered, for both strands of students. This study makes a contribution in the field of teaching in international business settings for high education institutions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain