Browsing by Author "Jirada Ueasiriwatthanachai"
Environmental influences on competence in English as a foreign language : A study of Thai undergraduates at an international university in Thailand Jirada Ueasiriwatthanachai; Kasma Suwanarak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)
This study is designed in an attempt to examine the ideal and the actual university learning environment in relation to English language learning and to investigate the actual environmental influence on the students’ English language competence. This is to understand why a number of Thai university students of English-medium instruction programs are still unable to attain high levels of English proficiency despite engaging in an English-medium education system. An interpretive approach was used to conduct interviews with 10 teachers and 15 ...