COMPUTER-BASED TESTING IN A COURSE SPECIFIC PURPOSES OF ENGLISH FOR. Daniela Dvořáková Language Centre at the Faculty of Education Masaryk University

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "COMPUTER-BASED TESTING IN A COURSE SPECIFIC PURPOSES OF ENGLISH FOR. Daniela Dvořáková Language Centre at the Faculty of Education Masaryk University"

Transcription

1 COMPUTER-BASED TESTING IN A COURSE OF ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES Daniela Dvořáková Language Centre at the Faculty of Education Masaryk University

2 CONTENT EAP, ESP in tertiary education EAP, ESP courses at the Faculty of Education Projects COMPACT, IMPACT Stages of test construction Marking Pretesting and analysis of test results Questionnaires Benefits and possible challenges of computerbased tests Conclusion

3 ESP, EAP IN TERTIARY EDUCATION Roles of educational institutions: English as a Foreign Language (EFL) VERSUS English for Academic Purposes (EAP), English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) J.G. Laborda (2001): the teaching of a language as a second or foreign language for certain groups of students to whom the syllabus, tasks and methodology is especially tailored to their interests and needs. The main aim of EAP Laurillard (2002): Prepare students for acquiring, internalizing and extending subject-knowledge during lectures, seminars, discussions and while reading/producing specialist texts in English by: teaching academic language and developing academic skills; developing students attitudes towards learning and teaching by expanding their metacognitive strategies; promoting students critical thinking and ability of expressing their opinions on specialist topics.

4 LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION AT THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION MU 51 non-philological Bachelor s study programmes 57 non-philological Master s study programmes courses in English, German non-homogenous groups of students Bachelor s programmes two semesters of compulsorily-optional courses A and B (examination at B1 level of the CEFR after the 2nd semester of studies); length of one seminar 90 minutes a week. Master s programmes two semesters of compulsorily-optional courses C and D (examination at B2 level of the CEFR after the 2nd semester); length of one seminar - 90 minutes a week.

5 PROJECTS COMPACT AND IMPACT Project COMPACT (Competences in Language Education at Masaryk University) financed by the EU, the Ministry of Education, the CR (Operational Programme Education for Competitiveness) May 2009 May 2012 AIM: to standardize and innovate language courses focused on developing both general academic and specific academic skills and abilities of MU students. Project IMPACT (Innovation, methodology and the quality of language teaching and specialist education in foreign language teaching in tertiary education in the Czech Republic) June 2012 June 2015 AIM: to support language teaching methodically at universities; to innovate some specific courses; to standardize the testing and oral examining of Masaryk University students; to assess language competencies in general and specific academic languages; to educate further university language teachers and language methodologists.

6 STAGES OF TEST CONSTRUCTION Test specifications Item writing Moderation

7 TEST SPECIFICATIONS The test purpose The test is used at the end of the second term of courses of English for Teachers and English for Special Teachers. It is designed to assess required language competences at level B2 of the CEFR and to give students a credit. Characteristics of tested language and test level language for specific and academic purposes at level B2 of the CEFR, specialist terminology for individual disciplines, academic skills at level B2, written and oral language. Test type proficiency 55%: listening, reading, writing, 50% of speaking; achievement 45 %: use of English; computer-based. Topics o related to education, teaching and professional career, special education, social education, didactics, psychology. Pass marks o o standard setting; no pass marks for each subtest. Criteria and methods of correcting o o computer-based correcting; teachers.

8 LANGUAGE SKILLS TO BE TESTED Language skills Marks Length Terminology 10 % 8 min. Listening 14 % 16 min. Reading 12 % 24 min. Use of English 20 % 15 min. Writing 14 % 20 min. Speaking 30 % 15 min.

9 SUMMARY OF WHAT IS IN THE EXAM Task Type of task Skills assessed 1 Listening MCQ Listening for the general meaning of the whole text. 2 Listening gap-fill Listening for information, opinion or detail. 3 Reading multiple matching Reading for understanding the main idea of a text. 4 Reading - MCQ Reading for detailed comprehension, understanding opinions and feelings, understanding how a text is organised. 5 Use of English MCQ Tests knowledge of grammar at level B2. 6 Use of English sentence transformations 7 Use of English word formation 8 Translation from Czech into English Tests vocabulary and grammar when paraphrasing. Tests knowledge of vocabulary and grammar when forming different parts of speech. Test knowledge of special terminology. 9 Writing Tests different aspects of writing a discursive composition, such as grammar, vocabulary at level B2, how well students organize their ideas.

10 MARKING Two types: OBJECTIVE and SUBJECTIVE Objective marking terminology, listening, reading, MCQ grammar, word formation, sentence transformations. mechanical, carried out by a computer. KEY and MARK SCHEME Key one and only one correct answer for each item: MCQ, matching Mark scheme more than one possible response for an item: sentence transformations; acceptable responses are added to the mark scheme after pretesting. Subjective marking writing and speaking; marked by a teacher; an analytic scale.

11 PRETESTING AND ANALYSIS OF TEST RESULTS Reasons for pretesting need to know how the test will work. Pretesting took place last spring. Test analysis the facility value, the discrimination index, the internal reliability. Examples of items with a negative D. I.: We really need her approval, so I hope she won t PUT US DOWN. (turn us down, ring us up, pick us up) Some teachers disapprove of ALTERNATING alternative methods (alternate). Results of pretesting and statistical analysis.

12 SURVEY OF STUDENTS: QUESTIONNAIRES Question Yes No 1 Were the instructions for all items clear? Were the texts in the listening tasks interesting? While listening did you have enough time to write down your answers? 4 In your opinion, were there any items where more than one of the alternatives is correct? Were the texts in the reading tasks interesting? Were there any items which can be answered without any reference to the reading or listening passage? 7 Comments

13 STUDENTS COMMENTS Some students would prefer paper-based testing; would like to have more time for the test; would like to have a possibility to listen to the recording more than twice; consider especially listening tasks difficult. Other students appreciate a possibility to know the test results immediately after finishing the test; think the tasks and level were appropriate; think the test was well-arranged and clear.

14 BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF COMPUTER-BASED TESTING BENEFITS cost savings on printing; some improvements in test security; data are more accurately collected, easier to store; responses are scored with by the computer it can simplify the process of scoring the exam; offers immediate test scoring/immediate results; an opportunity to use innovative item types; may be preferred by some students, especially by disabled ones. CHALLENGES necessity of a sufficient number of computers; test security concerns; specific software is needed; interruption of a test by technology issues; some students may have computer anxiety.

15 CONCLUSION Standardized assessment of language competences in specialised areas of a foreign language Computer-based testing a modern and efficient way of testing Benefits of computer-based testing prevail over possible drawbacks

16 REFERENCES ALDERSON, J. C. & CLAPHAM, C. & WALL, D Language Test Construction and Evaluation. Cambridge University Press, ISBN DUDLEY-EVANS, T. & ST JOHN, M., J Developments in English for Specific Purposes. Cambridge University Press, ISBN DUTTLINGER, C. & FANIZZA-SCHEIPER, F. & LINARES I ZAPATER, G Manual for Students. Bratislava: Ekonóm, ISBN GREEN, R Statistical Analysis for Language Testers. Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN HUGHES, A Testing for Language Teachers. Cambridge University Press, ISBN HUTCHINSON, T. & WATERS, A English for Specific Purposes. Cambridge University Press, ISBN HYLAND, K English for academic purposes: An advanced resource book. London: Routledge, ISBN-13: JORDAN, R. R English for Academic Purposes: A Guide and Resource Book for Teachers. Cambridge University Press, ISBN X LAURILLARD, D Rethinking University Teaching: A Conversational Framework for the Effective Use of Learning Technologies. 2nd ed. London: RoutledgeFalmer, ISBN THURLOW, M., LAZARUS, S. S., ALBUS, D., & HODGSON, J. (2010). Computerbased testing: Practices and considerations (Synthesis Report 78). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, National Center on Educational Outcomes.

17 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION. ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS?

Problems of English for Specific Purpose course for medical students in Iran

Problems of English for Specific Purpose course for medical students in Iran 48 Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Problems of English for Specific Purpose course for medical students in Iran Alireza Boniadi, Islamic Azad University of Uromia Morteza Ghojazadeh, Tabriz

More information

Teaching of the subject IT/IS Project Management at Faculty of Business and Management. Lenka Smolikova 7.2.2008

Teaching of the subject IT/IS Project Management at Faculty of Business and Management. Lenka Smolikova 7.2.2008 Teaching of the subject IT/IS Project Management at Faculty of Business and Management Lenka Smolikova 7.2.2008 Structure of presentation 1. Czech education system 2. Brno University of Technology 3. Teaching

More information

Reliability on ARMA Examinations: How we do it at Miklós Zrínyi National Defence University

Reliability on ARMA Examinations: How we do it at Miklós Zrínyi National Defence University AARMS Vol. 3, No. 2 (2004) 319 325 EDUCATION Reliability on ARMA Examinations: How we do it at Miklós Zrínyi National Defence University ILONA VÁRNAINÉ KIS Miklós Zrínyi National Defence University, Budapest,

More information

Courses Description. ELI 600 Second Language Acquisition 3

Courses Description. ELI 600 Second Language Acquisition 3 Courses Description ELI 600 Second Language Acquisition 3 This course introduces the students to the major theories and issues in second language acquisition, as well as the theories and assumptions that

More information

Brief exam guide for exams from 2015

Brief exam guide for exams from 2015 Brief exam guide for exams from 2015 Proof of exceptional English ability Demonstrate exceptional English With Cambridge English: Proficiency you show the world that you have the English to study or work

More information

Reassessing the ESP Courses Offered to Engineering Students in Iran (A Case Study)

Reassessing the ESP Courses Offered to Engineering Students in Iran (A Case Study) Reassessing the ESP Courses Offered to Engineering Students in Iran (A Case Study) By: Zahra Amirian, PhD in TEFL And Mansoor Tavakoli, PhD in TEFL Zahra Amirian holds a PhD in TEFL from the University

More information

Class contents and exam requirements Code 20365 20371 (20421) English Language, Second language B1 business

Class contents and exam requirements Code 20365 20371 (20421) English Language, Second language B1 business a.y. 2013/2014-2014/2015 Class contents and exam requirements Code 20365 20371 (20421) English Language, Second language B1 business Program Master of Science Degree course M, MM, AFC, CLAPI, CLEFIN FINANCE,

More information

Rouch, Jean. Cine-Ethnography. Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. p 238

Rouch, Jean. Cine-Ethnography. Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. p 238 Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. p 238 http://site.ebrary.com/lib/uchicago/doc?id=10151154&ppg=238 Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. p 239 http://site.ebrary.com/lib/uchicago/doc?id=10151154&ppg=239

More information

Raising efficiency in teaching mathematics in non-english speaking countries: an electronic bilingual dictionary of mathematical terminology

Raising efficiency in teaching mathematics in non-english speaking countries: an electronic bilingual dictionary of mathematical terminology Paper Main theme: Secondary theme: Technology Technology Based Educational Systems Raising efficiency in teaching mathematics in non-english speaking countries: an electronic bilingual dictionary of mathematical

More information

MASTER S DEGREE IN EUROPEAN STUDIES

MASTER S DEGREE IN EUROPEAN STUDIES Academic regulations for MASTER S DEGREE IN EUROPEAN STUDIES THE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES THE UNIVERSITY OF AARHUS 2007 1. Framework provisions Title Prepared by Effective date Prescribed points Master s

More information

FIRST CERTIFICATE Reading and Use of English Writing Listening Speaking Reading:

FIRST CERTIFICATE Reading and Use of English Writing Listening Speaking Reading: Page1 Cambridge FCE B2 FIRST CERTIFICATE Reading and Use of English (1h15min) Reading: 7 parts/52 questions Writing (1h20min) 2 parts. Listening (about 40 min) Speaking (14 min per pair of candidates)

More information

Do Students Really Get It?

Do Students Really Get It? Do Students Really Get It? Sal Consoli BAAL Testing, Evaluation & Assessment SIG Cambridge, 8 th May 2015 Email: sal.consoli@yahoo.co.uk Feedback has long been seen as essential for the development of

More information

The Cambridge English Scale explained A guide to converting practice test scores to Cambridge English Scale scores

The Cambridge English Scale explained A guide to converting practice test scores to Cambridge English Scale scores The Scale explained A guide to converting practice test scores to s Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) English Scale 230 Key Preliminary First Advanced Proficiency Business Preliminary Business

More information

Study Regulations for the Master of Science Programs at MODUL University Vienna

Study Regulations for the Master of Science Programs at MODUL University Vienna Study Regulations for the Master of Science Programs at MODUL University Vienna 24 June 2015 Due to the accreditation as a private university (decision of the Austrian Accreditation Council on 12 July

More information

PROJECT SPECIALIST SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR PROGRAMS

PROJECT SPECIALIST SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR PROGRAMS PROJECT SPECIALIST & SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR PROGRAMS presented to Tatweer Educational Transportation Services Company (TTC) Exceptional professional training opportunities to solve your organization s most

More information

ICLON. Master Programme on Chinese Language and Culture Education. Claire Smulders, M.A (ICLON) Teacher Educator Chinese Language and Culture

ICLON. Master Programme on Chinese Language and Culture Education. Claire Smulders, M.A (ICLON) Teacher Educator Chinese Language and Culture ICLON Master Programme on Chinese Language and Culture Education Claire Smulders, M.A (ICLON) Teacher Educator Chinese Language and Culture Helsinki 22 nd May 2012 Master Programme on Chinese Language

More information

Brief exam guide. The key to essential English

Brief exam guide. The key to essential English Brief exam guide The key to essential English The key to essential English Cambridge English: Key for Schools is specifically designed to motivate school-aged learners. It shows that a student has mastered

More information

POLICY FOR TEACHING ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL)

POLICY FOR TEACHING ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL) POLICY FOR TEACHING ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL) Language is one of the main activities of the mind and the mind is the main part of the personality. Policy Statement English as an Additional

More information

Academic writing requirements of Masters level study in the Humanities: Some issues for testers

Academic writing requirements of Masters level study in the Humanities: Some issues for testers Academic writing requirements of Masters level study in the Humanities: Some issues for testers Clare Furneaux, Department of English Language & Applied Linguistics, University of Reading CRELLA Summer

More information

THE MASTER'S DEGREE IN ENGLISH

THE MASTER'S DEGREE IN ENGLISH Academic regulations for THE MASTER'S DEGREE IN ENGLISH THE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES THE UNIVERSITY OF AARHUS 2007 1 Framework conditions Title Prepared by Effective date Prescribed points Master s degree

More information

KUBAN STATE UNIVERSITY: DOUBLE-DEGREE MASTER S PROGRAMME INNOVATION FOR THE INSTITUTION ENVIRONMENT WWW.KUBSU.RU

KUBAN STATE UNIVERSITY: DOUBLE-DEGREE MASTER S PROGRAMME INNOVATION FOR THE INSTITUTION ENVIRONMENT WWW.KUBSU.RU KUBAN STATE UNIVERSITY: DOUBLE-DEGREE MASTER S PROGRAMME INNOVATION FOR THE INSTITUTION ENVIRONMENT WWW.KUBSU.RU DR I R I N A R A Y U S H K I N A, P H D K R A S N O D A R, 2015 1 KUBAN STATE UNIVERSITY

More information

THE UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAM IN SPAIN: PRESENT SITUATION AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS 1

THE UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAM IN SPAIN: PRESENT SITUATION AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS 1 THE UIVERSITY ETRACE EXAM I SPAI: PRESET SITUATIO AD POSSIBLE SOLUTIOS 1 Dr. Inmaculada Sanz (University of Granada Spain) 2 Miguel Fernández (Cicero Public Schools U.S.A.) Any official language test in

More information

The Michigan State University - Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU- CELP)

The Michigan State University - Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU- CELP) The Michigan State University - Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU- CELP) The Certificate of English Language Proficiency Examination from Michigan State University is a four-section test

More information

Changes to First and Advanced from 2015

Changes to First and Advanced from 2015 Changes to First and Advanced from 2015 History Support for Teachers Why? Adapting How? A little bit of History (I) - 1913: The first Certificate of Proficiency in English is taken by three candidates.

More information

English language courses for non-native speakers of English

English language courses for non-native speakers of English Department of Modern Languages 2013 English language courses for non-native speakers of English Our bridge to your future Contents The University of Hull has a number of courses that will help you prepare

More information

Introductory Guide to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for English Language Teachers

Introductory Guide to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for English Language Teachers Introductory Guide to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for English Language Teachers What is the Common European Framework of Reference? The Common European Framework of Reference gives

More information

Master of Arts Program in English for Careers Language Institute Thammasat University Revised 2008

Master of Arts Program in English for Careers Language Institute Thammasat University Revised 2008 Academic Program Degree Offered Master of Arts Program in English for Careers Language Institute Thammasat University Revised 2008 Master of Arts Program in English for Careers Master of Arts (English

More information

CPE Overview: Course Book: MacMillan New Proficiency Test Builder Grammar & Vocabulary Reference: Advanced Language Practice (Michael

CPE Overview: Course Book: MacMillan New Proficiency Test Builder Grammar & Vocabulary Reference: Advanced Language Practice (Michael Lesson Overview of Lesson Plan Numbers 1&2 Introduction to Cambridge CPE Handing Over of GMAT.cz CPE General Preparation Package Introduce Methodology for Vocabulary Log Introduce Methodology for Grammar

More information

FIRST CYCLE (BACHELOR) STUDIES IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

FIRST CYCLE (BACHELOR) STUDIES IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FIRST CYCLE (BACHELOR) STUDIES IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Description: I cycle (bachelor) study programme in the field of Management, specialisation: Business Management, offered at the is a comprehensive

More information

Macmillan English Campus 4 Crinan Street London, N1 9XW United Kingdom. www.macmillanpracticeonline.com 9 780230 436824

Macmillan English Campus 4 Crinan Street London, N1 9XW United Kingdom. www.macmillanpracticeonline.com 9 780230 436824 Macmillan English Campus 4 Crinan Street London, N1 9XW United Kingdom 9 780230 436824 Inspiring learners, enhancing teaching Introducing Macmillan Practice Online Macmillan Practice Online is an online

More information

Study Plan. Bachelor s in. Faculty of Foreign Languages University of Jordan

Study Plan. Bachelor s in. Faculty of Foreign Languages University of Jordan Study Plan Bachelor s in Spanish and English Faculty of Foreign Languages University of Jordan 2009/2010 Department of European Languages Faculty of Foreign Languages University of Jordan Degree: B.A.

More information

Literacy Studies - Master's Degree Programme

Literacy Studies - Master's Degree Programme Literacy Studies - Master's Degree Programme Credits: 120 credits Level: Master's degree (2 years) Offered by: Faculty of Arts and Education, Department of Cultural Studies and Languages Grade name: Master

More information

Comparison of the Cambridge Exams main suite, IELTS and TOEFL

Comparison of the Cambridge Exams main suite, IELTS and TOEFL Comparison of the Cambridge Exams main suite, IELTS and TOEFL This guide is intended to help teachers and consultants advise students on which exam to take by making a side-by-side comparison. Before getting

More information

Information for candidates For exams from 2015

Information for candidates For exams from 2015 Ready for success in study, work and life Information for candidates For exams from 2015 First Certificate in English (FCE) www.cambridgeenglish.org/first How to use this guide You can print this document

More information

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Cambridge English: First (FCE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Is there a wordlist for Cambridge English: First exams? No. Examinations that are at CEFR Level B2 (independent user), or above such as

More information

City University of Hong Kong. Course Syllabus. offered by Department of Chinese and History with effect from Semester A 2016 / 17

City University of Hong Kong. Course Syllabus. offered by Department of Chinese and History with effect from Semester A 2016 / 17 City University of Hong Kong offered by Department of and History with effect from Semester A 2016 / 17 Part I Course Overview Course Title: Mandarin for Non- Speakers II Course Code: CAH2957 Course Duration:

More information

Aptis for Teens. Unlock teens potential to achieve academic excellence

Aptis for Teens. Unlock teens potential to achieve academic excellence Aptis for Teens Unlock teens potential to achieve academic excellence Around the world, students are starting to learn English earlier on in their schooling, which is driving a demand for English assessment.

More information

Academic Regulations 2014, Bachelor of Engineering in Global Management and Manufacturing (GMM)

Academic Regulations 2014, Bachelor of Engineering in Global Management and Manufacturing (GMM) 1 Academic Regulations 2014, Bachelor of Engineering in Global and Manufacturing (GMM) Applicable to students enrolled in September 2014 and onwards Contents 1. Framework provisions of the Academic Regulations...

More information

Master program in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics, 120 credits

Master program in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics, 120 credits Programme Syllabus Sida 1 av 6 Dnr: MDH 2.1.2-56/10 Programme code: ZKS21 Master program in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics, 120 credits This is a translation of the original

More information

Students Perceptions of Academic Writing: A Needs Analysis of EAP in China1

Students Perceptions of Academic Writing: A Needs Analysis of EAP in China1 Language Education in Asia, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2013 Research Students Perceptions of Academic Writing: A Needs Analysis of EAP in China1 Luna Jing Cai The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Abstract

More information

Reading Skills and Reading Comprehension in English for Specific Purposes

Reading Skills and Reading Comprehension in English for Specific Purposes Reading Skills and Reading Comprehension in English for Specific Purposes Mag. Phil. Milevica BOJOVIC University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Agronomy Cacak, Serbia 23-24 September 2010, Celje Reading activity

More information

Defining the general examination and certification requirements, language examination standards and recommendations for renewing and modernizing:

Defining the general examination and certification requirements, language examination standards and recommendations for renewing and modernizing: Defining the general examination and certification requirements, language examination standards and recommendations for renewing and modernizing: 1. The English for Business (EFB) qualifications of LCCI

More information

Paragraph Writing Challenges Faced by University EFL Learners

Paragraph Writing Challenges Faced by University EFL Learners International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL) Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2015, PP 23-27 ISSN 2347-3126 (Print) & ISSN 2347-3134 (Online) www.arcjournals.org Paragraph Writing

More information

ESP in a secondary Italian school Eugenio Cianflone

ESP in a secondary Italian school Eugenio Cianflone Eugenio Cianflone teaches General English and English Language for Specific purposes in Italian post-secondary/pre-university courses, called IFTS (Istruzione e Formazione Tecnica Superiore) and is at

More information

Graduate Studies & Continuing Education - Valparaiso University

Graduate Studies & Continuing Education - Valparaiso University MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH STUDIES & COMMUNICATION Program Description The Master of Arts in English Studies and Communication is a 37 credit program for international and U.S. students wanting to develop

More information

Information for candidates

Information for candidates Information for candidates English for high achievers in the professional and academic world Why Cambridge English: Advanced? Cambridge English: Advanced, also known as Certificate in Advanced English

More information

AN ANALYSIS STUDY OF ENGLISH NEEDED BY THE STUDENTS OF CHEMIST DEPARTMENT

AN ANALYSIS STUDY OF ENGLISH NEEDED BY THE STUDENTS OF CHEMIST DEPARTMENT AN ANALYSIS STUDY OF ENGLISH NEEDED BY THE STUDENTS OF CHEMIST DEPARTMENT oleh: KhairunnisaMudrika 1, YayuHeryatun 2, AttiHerawati 3 ABSTRAK Penelitian yang berjudul An analysis Study of English Needed

More information

oxford english testing.com

oxford english testing.com oxford english testing.com The Oxford Online Placement Test What is the Oxford Online Placement Test? The Oxford Online Placement Test measures a test taker s ability to communicate in English. It gives

More information

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION 1 Awarding Institution Newcastle University 2 Teaching Institution Newcastle University 3 Final Award MA 4 Programme Title Linguistics and Language Acquisition 5 Programme Code

More information

Academic regulations for Bachelor of Arts in International Communication and Multimedia

Academic regulations for Bachelor of Arts in International Communication and Multimedia http://studieordning.au.dk/ukstudieordninghtml/774 UK_BA%20i%20international%... Page of 24 Academic regulations for Bachelor of Arts in International Communication and Muldia. The outline provisions of

More information

Improve your English and increase your employability with EN Campaigns

Improve your English and increase your employability with EN Campaigns Improve your English and increase your employability with EN Campaigns Being able to communicate in English is becoming increasingly important in today's global economy. We provie a high quality and accessible

More information

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Is there a wordlist for Cambridge English: Proficiency exams? No. Examinations that are at CEFR Level B2 (independent user), or above

More information

Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Is there a wordlist for Cambridge English: Preliminary exams? Yes. There is a Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) vocabulary list

More information

Is ESP a Need? Birzeit Public Administration Students as a Case Study.

Is ESP a Need? Birzeit Public Administration Students as a Case Study. Is ESP a Need? Birzeit Public Administration Students as a Case Study. Co-Researchers: Majdi J. Abu-Zahra Ahmad Sh. Shayeb Department of Languages & Translation Birzeit University Abstract The purpose

More information

ElŜbieta GAJEWSKA : Levels of language proficiency and teaching LSP

ElŜbieta GAJEWSKA : Levels of language proficiency and teaching LSP ElŜbieta GAJEWSKA : Levels of language proficiency and teaching LSP Abstract: Levels of language proficiency proposed in CEFR have become a standard reference point in programming language education. In

More information

Modularising Multilingual and Multicultural Academic Communication Competence for BA and MA level MAGICC CONSULTATION INTERVIEW STUDENTS

Modularising Multilingual and Multicultural Academic Communication Competence for BA and MA level MAGICC CONSULTATION INTERVIEW STUDENTS 2011 2014 Project Number N 517575 LLP 1 2011 1 CH ERASMUS EMCR AGREEMENT N 2011 3648 / 001 001 Modularising Multilingual and Multicultural Academic Communication Competence for BA and MA level MAGICC CONSULTATION

More information

Advising Session 2015-2016 Admission

Advising Session 2015-2016 Admission You MUST attend an advising session prior to the application deadline for which you are seeking admission and between 10/22/2014 and 10/21/2015. Advising Session 2015-2016 Admission Associate Degree Nursing

More information

Curriculum for the Bachelor programme in sound engineering

Curriculum for the Bachelor programme in sound engineering Curriculum for the Bachelor programme in sound engineering BMus (sound engineering) Rhythmic Music Conservatory 18 August 2014 Contents Introduction... 3 General provisions... 4 1 Title, entrance requirements,

More information

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS MASTER OF MANAGEMENT. Management Information Systems International Marketing Strategy

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS MASTER OF MANAGEMENT. Management Information Systems International Marketing Strategy FACULTY OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS MASTER OF MANAGEMENT Management Information Systems International Marketing Strategy FAST FACTS programme International master programme Master of Management specialization

More information

DoQuP project. WP.1 - Definition and implementation of an on-line documentation system for quality assurance of study programmes in partner countries

DoQuP project. WP.1 - Definition and implementation of an on-line documentation system for quality assurance of study programmes in partner countries DoQuP project WP.1 - Definition and implementation of an on-line documentation system for quality assurance of study programmes in partner countries Deliverable 1.3 - Methodologies and procedures of definition,

More information

A Blended-Learning Setting in English for Medical Purposes Course Incorporating Competencies

A Blended-Learning Setting in English for Medical Purposes Course Incorporating Competencies International Journal of Language and Linguistics ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) Vol. 1, No. 2; December 2014 A Blended-Learning Setting in English for Medical Purposes Course Incorporating

More information

Master Business Intelligence and Process Management

Master Business Intelligence and Process Management Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin Berlin School of Economics and Law Department of Business and Economics Master Business Intelligence and Process Management Business Intelligence and Process

More information

Regulations of Access and Admission to the Postgraduate Master's Degree Programme "Water Resources and Environmental Management

Regulations of Access and Admission to the Postgraduate Master's Degree Programme Water Resources and Environmental Management Regulations of Access and Admission to the Postgraduate Master's Degree Programme "Water Resources and Environmental Management The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science of Leibniz Universität

More information

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMME PREPARATION FOR THE TOEIC EXAM

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMME PREPARATION FOR THE TOEIC EXAM FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMME PREPARATION FOR THE TOEIC EXAM I. COURSE REQUIREMENTS English level B.1.1 or sufficient performance on level test. II. GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE The objective of this

More information

APEC Online Consumer Checklist for English Language Programs

APEC Online Consumer Checklist for English Language Programs APEC Online Consumer Checklist for English Language Programs The APEC Online Consumer Checklist For English Language Programs will serve the training needs of government officials, businesspeople, students,

More information

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Is there a wordlist for Cambridge English: Advanced exams? No. Examinations that are at CEFR Level B2 (independent user), or above such

More information

Master of Arts Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Master of Arts Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Master of Arts Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Academic Program Master of Arts Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Degree Offered Objectives Master of Arts (Teaching English

More information

Masaryk University. Faculty of Social Studies

Masaryk University. Faculty of Social Studies Masaryk University founded in 1919 named after T. G. Masaryk, the first Czech president composed of 9 faculties with more than 190 departments, institutes and research centres more than 37 000 students

More information

MA TESOL. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

MA TESOL. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages The MA TESOL is a full-time specialist degree for people who wish to enhance their career prospects in the field of teaching English as a second, foreign

More information

GUIDELINES ON LINGUISTIC TRAINING ( October 2013)

GUIDELINES ON LINGUISTIC TRAINING ( October 2013) EJTN LINGUISTICS SUB-GROUP GUIDELINES ON LINGUISTIC TRAINING ( October 2013) The European Judicial Training Network devotes a great deal of effort to designing linguistic projects for EU judges and prosecutors

More information

Conditions of Studies Economics - Business Administration (B.A.) for the bachelor study programme of Business Administration (B.A.

Conditions of Studies Economics - Business Administration (B.A.) for the bachelor study programme of Business Administration (B.A. Study Regulations* for the bachelor study programme of Business Administration (B.A.) at SRH Hochschule Berlin according to the decision of the senate 17 of the basic statutes 27. May 2010 1 * Whenever

More information

Peter A. Schmitt Lina Gerstmeyer Sarah Müller. CIUTI Survey

Peter A. Schmitt Lina Gerstmeyer Sarah Müller. CIUTI Survey Peter A. Schmitt Lina Gerstmeyer Sarah Müller CIUTI Survey 2014 a project for two Master s theses by Lina Gerstmeyer and Sarah Müller online survey platform SurveyMonkey version Gold, 300 /year 2 97 questions,

More information

MASTER OF MUSIC DEGREE MUSIC EDUCATION. Curriculum & Policies Revised 6/2012

MASTER OF MUSIC DEGREE MUSIC EDUCATION. Curriculum & Policies Revised 6/2012 MASTER OF MUSIC DEGREE IN MUSIC EDUCATION Curriculum & Policies Revised 6/2012 Contents Program Description Curriculum Requirements Course Plan Recital Option Description Carnegie Mellon University College

More information

Information for candidates

Information for candidates Achieve your ambitions in international business Information for candidates Business English Certificates (BEC) www.cambridgeenglish.org/bec-vantage How to use this guide You can print this document if

More information

Foreign Language (FL)

Foreign Language (FL) Johnson County Community College 2016-2017 1 Foreign Language (FL) Courses FL 110 Elementary Ancient Greek (5 Hours) In this course, students will learn the basic vocabulary, grammar, and syntax of Classical

More information

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION 1 Awarding Institution Newcastle University 2 Teaching Institution Newcastle University 3 Final Award BA (Hons) 4 Programme Title French and Business Studies, German and Business

More information

TRANSLATION, INTERPRETING AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION MA COURSES 2013 SCHOOL OF ARTS, LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

TRANSLATION, INTERPRETING AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION MA COURSES 2013 SCHOOL OF ARTS, LANGUAGES AND CULTURES TRANSLATION, INTERPRETING AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION MA COURSES 2013 SCHOOL OF ARTS, LANGUAGES AND CULTURES TRANSLATION, INTERPRETING AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION TRANSLATION, INTERPRETING AND

More information

Straightforward Practice Online guide for Teachers

Straightforward Practice Online guide for Teachers Straightforward Practice Online guide for Teachers Activating your token Go to www.straightforward online.com If you have not activated your token, click on Enter your token details Your token is found

More information

Educating teachers to embrace diversity

Educating teachers to embrace diversity Educating teachers to embrace diversity Joint recommendations by the German Rectors' Conference and the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the States in the Federal

More information

A Guide to Cambridge English: Preliminary

A Guide to Cambridge English: Preliminary Cambridge English: Preliminary, also known as the Preliminary English Test (PET), is part of a comprehensive range of exams developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment. Cambridge English exams have

More information

Department of English and American Studies. Bachelor s s Degree Students Orientation

Department of English and American Studies. Bachelor s s Degree Students Orientation Department of English and American Studies Bachelor s s Degree Students Orientation Welcome to the Department Jeffrey A. Vanderziel Department Head Today s program: General orientation Bachelor s degree

More information

ESP World, Issue 2 (28), Volume 9, 2010, http://www.esp-world.info

ESP World, Issue 2 (28), Volume 9, 2010, http://www.esp-world.info Language Needs Analysis of Art and Design Students: Considerations for ESP Course Design Sarjit Kaur and Alla Baksh Mohd Ayub Khan Universiti Sains Malaysia Biodata of Authors Sarjit Kaur is Associate

More information

Study Regulations for the Bachelor of Science in International Management

Study Regulations for the Bachelor of Science in International Management Study Regulations for the Bachelor of Science in International Management 24 June 2015 Due to the accreditation as a private university (decision of the Austrian Accreditation Council on 12 July 2007 according

More information

7 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE STUDIES

7 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE STUDIES 30 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE STUDIES 7 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE STUDIES The Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration degree program is a three year program with the extent of 180

More information

The Michigan State University - Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU-CELP)

The Michigan State University - Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU-CELP) The Michigan State University - Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU-CELP) The Certificate of English Language Proficiency Examination from Michigan State University is a four-section test

More information

Top Ten Mistakes in the FCE Writing Paper (And How to Avoid Them) By Neil Harris

Top Ten Mistakes in the FCE Writing Paper (And How to Avoid Them) By Neil Harris Top Ten Mistakes in the FCE Writing Paper (And How to Avoid Them) By Neil Harris Top Ten Mistakes in the FCE Writing Paper (And How to Avoid Them) If you re reading this article, you re probably taking

More information

University and College Preparation with Kaplan International in Canada 2015

University and College Preparation with Kaplan International in Canada 2015 University and College Preparation with Kaplan International in Canada 2015 www.kaplaninternational.com Why university and college preparation with Kaplan International in Canada? At Kaplan International,

More information

Outcomes Data School Psychology EdS Program

Outcomes Data School Psychology EdS Program Outcomes Data School Psychology EdS Program Programs goals and their associated objectives of the program were designed to be consistent with our philosophy and the 2010 approved National Association of

More information

Review on China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters (CATTI)

Review on China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters (CATTI) English Language Teaching; Vol. 8, No. 7; 2015 ISSN 1916-4742 E-ISSN 1916-4750 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education Review on China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters

More information

AREAS OF TEACHER CERTIFICATION

AREAS OF TEACHER CERTIFICATION Conceptual Framework The vision of the College of Education is a community of lifelong learners who actively reflect on the impact of their values, attitudes, beliefs, and practices. The mission of the

More information

What is the Common European Framework of Reference for language?

What is the Common European Framework of Reference for language? What is the Common European Framework of Reference for language? The Common European Framework of Reference for Language was created by the Council of Europe as the main part of the project "Language Learning

More information

Languages of instruction in Bachelor s, Master s and university continuing education programmes

Languages of instruction in Bachelor s, Master s and university continuing education programmes Entry into effect: 1 August 2010 Version: 1 September 2013 For further information: BSc/BA and MSc/MA degree programmes: Deputy Head of the Rectorate University continuing education programmes: Centre

More information

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES. Cass Business School Department or equivalent UG Programme (Cass Business School) UCAS Code

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES. Cass Business School Department or equivalent UG Programme (Cass Business School) UCAS Code PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES KEY FACTS Programme name Business Studies Award BSc (Hons) School Cass Business School Department or equivalent UG Programme (Cass Business School) UCAS

More information

Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Guide for Students ISE II (B2) Reading & Writing Speaking & Listening

Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Guide for Students ISE II (B2) Reading & Writing Speaking & Listening Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Guide for Students ISE II (B2) Reading & Writing Speaking & Listening Trinity College London www.trinitycollege.com Charity number 1014792 Patron HRH The Duke of Kent

More information

The English Baccalaureate Exam Specifications All Streams

The English Baccalaureate Exam Specifications All Streams ثانية INTRODUCTION The English Baccalaureate Exam Specifications All Streams The Baccalaureate English exam is a final written achievement test based on the standards set forth for the teaching of English

More information

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES KEY FACTS. International Business Economics

PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES KEY FACTS. International Business Economics PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES KEY FACTS Programme name International Business Economics Award MSc School School of Arts and Social Sciences Department or equivalent Department of Economics

More information

Computer Assisted Language Learning (Call) As a Method to Develop Study Skills in Students of Engineering and Technology at the Tertiary Level

Computer Assisted Language Learning (Call) As a Method to Develop Study Skills in Students of Engineering and Technology at the Tertiary Level The Indian Review of World Literature in English, Vol. 3, No. II July, 2007 1 Computer Assisted Language Learning (Call) As a Method to Develop Study Skills in Students of Engineering and Technology at

More information

Developing a Course in Report Writing Skills

Developing a Course in Report Writing Skills Developing a Course in Report Writing Skills Terence E. Freeman and Alan Jones Physics Department, National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. ABSTRACT

More information

Postgraduate Studies MASTER S (2ND CYCLE) PROGRAM IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (ELT)

Postgraduate Studies MASTER S (2ND CYCLE) PROGRAM IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (ELT) Postgraduate Studies MASTER S (2ND CYCLE) PROGRAM IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (ELT) The Faculty of Pedagogical and Methodological Training will offer a 2nd cycle degree course of study leading to a Masters

More information

EDUCATION STUDIES TRIPOS

EDUCATION STUDIES TRIPOS University of Cambridge: Programme Specifications Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this programme specification. At the time of publication, the programme

More information