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Successful Adjustment of International Students in English-Medium Universities: A Model of Academic and Communicative Competence . Breana Bayraktar, George Mason University. Abstract.
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Breana Bayraktar, George Mason University
Students from non-English speaking countries are studying abroad in record numbers, with particular gains in students from China, India, and South Korea.
Know & apply self-help strategies
Take responsibility for own learningModel of International Student Adjustment
Developing English language skills
Adapting to new learning & teaching
Negotiating the student-instructor relationship
Finding appropriate university-level support
DEVELOPMENT OF ACADEMIC COMPETENCE
DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE
Understand & accept alternate modes of expression
Modify instructional styles
Social programs for international students
Support programs for language & study skills
Family & financial support
Similarity of home & host cultures
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College of Education & Human Development
George Mason University