Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Evolutionary Syntax

By Ljiljana Progovac

This book "outlines novel and testable hypotheses, contains extensive examples from many different languages" and is "presented in accessible language, with more technical discussion in footnotes."


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

The Making of Vernacular Singapore English

By Zhiming Bao

This book "proposes a new theory of contact-induced grammatical restructuring" and "offers a new analytical approach to New English from a formal or structural perspective."


Academic Paper


Title: TestDaF in Ostasien: Japanische Ignoranz vs. koreanisches Engagement
Author: Guido Josef Oebel
Email: click here TO access email
Institution: Saga National University
Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition
Subject Language: German
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Germanic
Abstract: This paper investigates why TestDaF - the officially certified and recognized university entrance exam proofing sufficient knowledge of the German language which is comparable to TOEFL - is only insignificantly made use of by Japanese students intending to take up a study at universities in German speaking countries. On the other hand, students in Korea -- their neighbouring country across the sea -- seem to be much more enthusiastic about TestDaF although Japan outnumbers Korea significantly in terms of students and universities.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Venue: Seoul: LVK (Lektorenvereinigung Korea)
Publication Info: DaF-Szene Korea Nr. 21, Mai 2005


Add a new paper
Return to Academic Papers main page
Return to Directory of Linguists main page