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The impact of an EAP course on postgraduate writing

N Storch, J Tapper

Journal of English for Academic Purposes | Published : 2009


This study assessed the impact of completing an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course on the writing of postgraduate11The Australian term 'postgraduate student' corresponds to the US 'graduate student'. Both terms are used interchangeably in this article. learners. We begin this paper by describing a course offered for credit to postgraduate international students at a university in Australia, and then report on a large-scale study (n = 69) which investigated the improvement (if any) in the writing of students enrolled in this course. The students undertook the course at the beginning of their postgraduate studies at the university and concurrently with their degree programs. Two cohort..

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