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Where to turn?: A case study of Czech student and local advisor experiences of writing personal statements for undergraduate Anglophone admissions

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At the intersection of language learning and international student mobility, the personal statement (PS) in United States and United Kingdom university undergraduate admissions is often an English as a foreign language (EFL) learner’s first exposure to the use of English for academic purposes. This case study was inspired by an EFL secondary school student’s emotional experience confronting this challenge in the semi-peripheral context of the Czech Republic and designed around the hypothes...

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SSD
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Education
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Supervisor
Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
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University of Oxford

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