Faculty Advisor

Foo, Katherine

Faculty Advisor

Peet, R. Creighton

Center

Hangzhou, China

Abstract

This project, completed for Golden International English (GIE) in Hangzhou, China, developed methods to assess the English proficiency of Chinese white-collar workers, as well as recommend effective English as a Foreign Language pedagogies. Through a survey, interviews, direct observations, and a literature review we were able to identify best practice pedagogical methods for GIE to implement as well as develop an online test for assessing English proficiency. We recommended uses for the test and changes that are needed in GIE’s teaching guide.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2017

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

Project Center

Hangzhou, China

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