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What drives success in English medium taught courses? The interplay between language proficiency, academic skills, and motivation

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This article explores the relationship between course performance, English language proficiency, motivation, and academic language skills in an English medium instruction (EMI) university context. It analyses test and questionnaire data from 146 students from an EMI business program at a Japanese university, and follow-up interviews with seven students. Proficiency test and subject exam scores revealed that knowledge of English language and academic English skill were statistically significan...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/03075079.2019.1590690

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6434-6663
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ORCID:
0000-0003-3790-8656
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4588-6194
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2406-1364
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Studies in Higher Education More from this journal
Volume:
45
Issue:
11
Pages:
2149-2161
Publication date:
2019-03-18
Acceptance date:
2019-02-26
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EISSN:
1470-174X
ISSN:
0307-5079
Language:
English
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pubs:983493
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uuid:6a20ef02-8bcc-4108-a8d4-0d408ac94e07
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pubs:983493
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983493
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2019-03-20

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