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

Park, Sang-Soon (2010) The english language and cross-cultural variations: its impact on Korean students in Australian undergraduate programs. VDM Verlag Dr Muller, Saarbrucken, Germany. ISBN 9783639226379

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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.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2010 by the auhtor and VDM Verlag Muller. Originally presented in thesis form as held in the USQ Library at call no. 370. 117 Eng.
Depositing User: Dr Sang-Soon Park
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - No Department
Date Deposited: 11 May 2011 02:24
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2014 07:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning; teaching; TESOL; culture; language; Korea; Australia
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200202 Asian Cultural Studies
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2003 Language Studies > 200303 English as a Second Language
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1702 Cognitive Sciences > 170204 Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7488

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