The English language and cross-cultural variations: its impact on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs

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Park, Sang-Soon. 2010. The English language and cross-cultural variations: its impact on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.
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The English language and cross-cultural variations: its impact on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs

Book CategoryAuthored book
ERA Publisher ID3717
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AuthorPark, Sang-Soon
Number of Pages247
Year2010
PublisherVDM Verlag Dr. Muller
Place of PublicationSaarbrucken, Germany
ISBN9783639226379
Abstract

This research covers all the key aspe cts of the main characteristics of Korean students' experiences in learning English as a second language, the best preparations required for them to enter Australian undergraduate programs, the main difficulties faced by them in adapting to the use of the general English language, particularly for Australian tertiary level academic purposes, and the critical cross-cultural challenges that they encounter in Australian undergraduate programs. this research is designed both for Korean and other international students and particularly for those who are involved as english language education providers. This research is an ideal guide to assist students through that demanding first year of study preparation and for teachers this will provide you with an accessible source of knowledge and a pedagogical guidance about international students who speak English as a second language.

Keywordslearning; teaching; TESOL; culture; language; Korea; Australia
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470202. Asian cultural studies
470306. English as a second language
520499. Cognitive and computational psychology not elsewhere classified
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Copyright 2010 by the auhtor and VDM Verlag Muller. Originally presented in thesis form

Byline AffiliationsEnglish Language Centre
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