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Efficacy of Outside – Classroom English Language Learning: A Study of Intermediate Bengali Medium Students Studying English at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh

Faria Sultana
Lecturer, America Bangladesh University Dhaka, Bangladesh E-mail:
Abstract :

The study examined the techniques and the learning strategy of post graduate intermediate Bengali medium learners to improve their English language proficiency. We conducted a survey among 100 students from tertiary level in a Bangladeshi university. The study identified electronic media, subtitle, songs, movies, commentary, newspaper and story books all these were potential medium to improve learners’ English language skills. In addition,   learners’ motivation, awareness, self evaluation, types of materials or facilities that learners’ received are the motivators for English language learning at tertiary level learners. All these suggested to consider these factors in developing further curriculum of English language teaching.

Keywords :
English language, English Language Proficiency, Out-of-class language learning, English for Academic Purpose, Post Graduate Intermediate

Date Deposited : 09 Apr 2015 11:45

Last Modified : 09 Apr 2015 11:45

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Volume 2, Number 2, - 2014 , ISSN 2325-0887

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