With a quantitative method,the present situation of comprehensive language competence(CPC) and relationship between the five aspects are analyzed based on Middle School English Curriculum Standards(Standards) with 1518 students from 8 schools.
The results demonstrate that this pedagogy is evidently superior to traditional teaching, not only in students’vocabulary acquisition, but also in their knowledge of English culture and command of integrated language ability.
This paper analyzes the determinants of language abilities of migrant workers and the impact of language proficiency on their earnings position.
This paper uses the data on males and females from the 1989 Legalized Population Survey (LPS), a sample of aliens granted amnesty under 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, to analyse English language proficiency and earnings.
We use a model of English language proficiency that is based on economic incentives, exposure and efficiency variables that measure the costs and benefits of aquiring English language skills.
In contrast, this paper is concerned with the relationships among family members in the determinants of destination language proficiency among immigrants.
A model of immigrant language proficiency is augmented to include dynamics among family members.