Analysis of Perceived Difficulty Rank of English Skills of College Students in China

  title={Analysis of Perceived Difficulty Rank of English Skills of College Students in China},
  author={Shi-Yong Peng},
  journal={Studies in Literature and Language},
  • Shi-Yong Peng
  • Published 5 June 2014
  • Psychology
  • Studies in Literature and Language
A widely known fact of English education in China is that after years of learning, most Chinese students still can not speak English or understand spoken English. This phenomenon is called “mute English” in China’s academic community, a phenomenon that has been frustrating both English instructors and learners ever since English was listed a compulsory subject in high schools and mandatory course in universities in China years ago. “Mute English” or “English mute” is due to many factors, which… Expand

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