publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

IELTS Preparation Courses in China : the Reading Comprehension Task

Zhou, Ying;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Högskolan Kristianstad, Sektionen för lärande och miljö
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
More and more private language schools provide IELTS preparation courses for candidates who want to sit the test for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in English-speaking countries. This essay investigates whether the IELTS preparation course in a language school in China offers an adequate preparation for candidates. The study focuses on one preparation course for the IELTS reading test (other modules are beyond the scope of the present study). A questionnaire and interview questions concerning both the IELTS reading test and the preparation course were given to 20 candidates and two teachers by e-mail.This study first analyzed the reading ski...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: IELTS reading test, techniques, reading skills, test difficulties, General Language Studies and Linguistics, Jämförande språkvetenskap och allmän lingvistik
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