An Analysis on Correlation Between Intercultural Sensitivity and English Proficiency of English Majors in China
Yuhuan Wang, Fang Huang
Available Online December 2013.
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- intercultural sensitivity, intercultural sensitivity scale, English-major students, English proficiency, quantitative study
- The study investigated the correlation between intercultural sensitivity and English proficiency of 258 English-major juniors from three universities in China. The study employed the Intercultural Sensitivity Scale explored by Chen and Starosta (2000) to measure participants’ intercultural sensitivity in five aspects. The Correlation and One-Way ANOVA are used to analyze the data. Results showed that English proficiency has some positive effects on English learners’ intercultural sensitivity. It showed participants with higher TEM-4 scores acquired the higher intercultural sensitivity than those with lower TEM-4 scores.
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TY - CONF AU - Yuhuan Wang AU - Fang Huang PY - 2013/12 DA - 2013/12 TI - An Analysis on Correlation Between Intercultural Sensitivity and English Proficiency of English Majors in China BT - 2013 International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SP - 322 EP - 326 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.85 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.85 ID - Wang2013/12 ER -