Students who have studied abroad have been known to say that the experience was the most meaningful and rewarding experience of their lives, even many years later. However, these experiences are not for everyone and not all types of study abroad options are appropriate for every student. The choices...
Culture shock: Indirect communication—A foreign teacher’s teaching experience in a Chinese university located in a Hakka region *
(School of Foreign Languages, Jiaying University, Meizhou 514015, China)
Abstract: Culture shock is unavoidable for foreign teachers in China. Using qualitative...
difference between American and Foreign exchange students with respect to willingness to live with someone of a different nationality. When we were deciding what to study, we decided to do something with foreign exchange students because one of our group members is foreign. This project seeks to determine...
Students per Faculty: University of Adelaide stands out with 19 students, while Australian National University (Canberra) has lowest with 2 students only, while the average number of students per faculty is 9 for all the given Asia Pacific B-schools.
Tuition fee for local students is highest...
higher birth or wealth.
In the early 1920s, foreign study was integrated into the US college system but solely for the purpose of foreign language immersion. Today, the horizon of possibilities with regard to higher education has broadened, and more students have found that studying abroad has many additional...
Barnlund, 1989; Ma, 1996). Therefore, it is suggested education for
nonverbal communication needs to be taken into consideration in EFL (English as a Foreign Lan-
guage) classrooms in order to develop English learners’ intercultural communicative competence.
This paper examines the role of non-verbal...
A. Acknowledge the Audience & Occasion: Good Morning foreign exchange students of Auburn University. I would like to welcome all of you to Auburn University’s first annual Foreign Exchange Student seminar
B. Attention Getter: Our speaker for today is smart, dedicated...
Disadvantages of Learning a Foreign Language at High School
The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors affecting the need of learning a foreign language at high school. Many have realized the increasing importance of the acquisition of a foreign language, in other words an...
As a former international student of Bluefield State College, I want to thank the administration for great support and faculty stuff for outstanding academic experience during past two years. I know that you have biggest interest in well-being of foreign students. Your first priority always was...
the dream of getting their children foreign education.
They live in a fold paradise in a hope that when their children will come back they will be able to recover the lakhs spent on him. But only few can be selected into big jobs.
Another problem attached with foreign education, attitudes change must...
There are many reasons why I think college students should spend some time studying in a foreign country. First, students become more self-reliant. Because they have to live in a foreign place and interact with foreign people, they develop a sense of independence. Since they don’t have the connection...
perceive and understand the world and make meaning of what is available. There exist several ways how teach foreign languages depending on the teacher, learner and the context. As a personal experience, I have been studying English for almost seven years. Each teacher had his/her own method and pedagogy....
more opportunities for international students? I strongly think studying abroad presents more disadvantages to international students than advantages. Even though some people believe that studying in another country gives international students unique experiences and opportunities that they may not find...
OVERCOMING FOREIGN LANGUAGE ANXIETY
By Saranda Nuredini
Instructor: Luiza Zeqiri
Course: ESP Communication I
“Sweaty palms, shaking hands, dry mouth and muscle tension mean for many of us, that we are about to speak in public. Couple this fear of speaking in public with performing...
advantages of going to a foreign country for studies is exposure. Students get the opportunity to venture out of the nest, and face the world alone. In China and South Asia, family links are pretty strong, and many children never get the opportunity to break free from their family to experience life. So, studying...
Running Head: Study Abroad
The Study Abroad Experience
Natasha Balani, John Sharma, Faisal Alharbi, Can Wang
Thompson Rivers University
Study Abroad: A Lifetime of Benefits
people want to get knowledge about the foreign language, especially English. English is very important to develop our country, because it is one of international languages and it can use to communicate with other countries. English is also interested by many students in Indonesia, because they want to know...
themselves. The data set contained 4,129 students with an average age of 28.36 years. The average student to teacher ratio found in the data set was 8.5 to 1, with the lowest being 2 students to every teacher. The majority of institutions who enroll foreign students have an increased tuition rate for those...
purposes for foreign study is language and cultural immersion. The popular theory that states the best way to learn a different language is to spend a lengthy amount of time in the surroundings of where that language is spoken rings true for students who arrive back from the study abroad experience. The possibility...
Every high school student planning for college faces the decision of choosing where to study. Some adventurous students jump at the chance to study in another country, and studying abroad certainly has its appeal. Studying in one's own country offers its benefits though, and students trying to decide...
In 2007/08, about 262,000 American students studied abroad in foreign countries. This is an 8.5% increase in participants from the previous year. Ten years ago, approximately 114,000 took part in such programs abroad. That represents a nearly 130% increase in study abroad participation over the last...
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Language and Thinking Program (L&T)
Other Study Opportunities
Athletics and Recreation
spoke a different language which I could not understand at all. This was the first time I got exposed to a term called multiculturalism. The 14 years experience in the Netherlands helped me a lot to understand multiculturalism. I had to deal with a lot of situations where I had to get along with people from...
FACTORS INFLUENCING PAKISTANI STUDENTS’ DECISION TO PURSUE POST GRADUATE STUDIES AT FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
A Research Paper submitted to the Faculty of the Lahore School of Economics in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for a Bachelors Degree Program in
Finance & Marketing
TOPIC: The differences in experiences students acquire in Vietnam and overseas universities.
Study abroad is bad or good? Many students, nowadays, wonder whether choosing to study in the domestic or foreign universities. Both of universities have the teaching facilities...
are key components of the college years and I am convinced that a study abroad experience would offer endless possibilities toward accomplishing those ends.
Ever since I was a young, I have dreamed of living in a foreign country. I always knew that I wanted to go abroad and study in Turkey while in...
Students and Foreign Languages
In today’s society there are many issues on whether or not students should have to learn a foreign language. Some people argue that it is a waste of time because students don’t see the need for it so they don’t try. I believe that students should take the time to learn...
Cause and effect
Being a foreign student
Becoming international student is a significant changed in one’s life. Living in a country far away from home can bring many things, "which always change the pattern of life". When I became a foreign student in Singapore, many things changed me...
probably better to stay at home because of the difficulties a student inevitably encounters living and studying in a different culture. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays more and more people aspire to travel to foreign countries for academic pursuals. This trend has also raised...
Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching 2010, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 66–85 © Centre for Language Studies National University of Singapore
Factors Affecting Language Learning Strategy Reported Usage by Thai and Vietnamese EFL Learners