Improving the academic performance of non-native English speaking students - the contribution of pre-sessional English language programmes

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Thorpe, Andy; Snell, Martin; Davey-Evans, Sue; Talman, Richard;
  • Journal: volume 71,pages5-32issn: 0951-5224
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/hequ.12109
  • Subject: academic performance | international students | language | university entry system | adjustment to university | embargoover12 | /dk/atira/pure/core/subjects/economics | Economics | /dk/atira/pure/core/subjects/accounting | Accounting

There is an established, if weak, inverse relationship between levels of English language proficiency and academic performance in higher education. In response, higher education institutions (HEI) insist upon minimum entry requirements in terms of language for internati... View more
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