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English Studies Students’ Level of Understanding of British Culture in English Communication

International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS)
© 2022 by IJSMS Journal
Volume-5 Issue-6
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Cao Thao Vy, Nguyen Pham Phuong Uyen, Nguyen Kim Khanh, NguThien Thanh Truc, Nguyen Ngoc Anh Thu, Nguyen Thi Phuong Hong
DOI: 10.51386/25815946/ijsms-v5i6p102
Citation:
MLA Style: Cao Thao Vy, Nguyen Pham Phuong Uyen, Nguyen Kim Khanh, NguThien Thanh Truc, Nguyen Ngoc Anh Thu, Nguyen Thi Phuong Hong "English Studies Students’ Level of Understanding of British Culture in English Communication" International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS) V5.I6 (2022): 17-31.

APA Style: Cao Thao Vy, Nguyen Pham Phuong Uyen, Nguyen Kim Khanh, NguThien Thanh Truc, Nguyen Ngoc Anh Thu, Nguyen Thi Phuong Hong, English Studies Students’ Level of Understanding of British Culture in English Communication, International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS), v5(i6), 17-31.
Abstract:
This paper investigates the level of understanding of British culture in the communication of EFL learners. Participants are 71 first, second, and third-year English Studies students from the General English Studies, High-Quality English Studies program, and Translation and Interpreting Studies at Can Tho University (CTU). Data were collected using a five-Likert scale questionnaire and analyzed using descriptive statistics. Findings showed that students majoring in Translation and Interpreting have a higher level of understanding of British culture in communication. It was also found that participants did not know how to make a specific plan for studying British culture in communication. Based on the results, we proposed some pedagogical implications to enhance EFL learners' understanding of British culture.
Keywords: British culture, communication, solutions.
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