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Original scientific paper

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEEDS OF CROATIAN STUDENTS

Smiljana Narančić Kovač ; Učiteljski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu
Ivana Cindrić ; Učiteljski fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu


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Abstract

The article presents the results of the second phase of the
needs analysis research that was carried out in the spring of 2007. The
preliminary survey, conducted in the spring of 2003, aimed at fi nding
out the current status of foreign languages in Croatia, and at identifying
English language needs of the urban adult population, mostly employed
or studying. The fi ndings prepared ground for designing a more specifi c
instrument for wider scale research on learners’ needs with respect to
different professional contexts. The focus of this particular research was on
the student population, to be more specifi c, students at higher educational
institutions and their need for the English language in both their studies
and private lives. This article closely analyzes particular situations and
contexts, that is, English skills and competences (i.e. language-related
activities) that students identify as necessary in both domains. The results
are also related to the previous research.

Keywords

educational domain; English as a foreign/second language; needs analysis; private domain; professional domain

Hrčak ID:

26942

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/26942

Publication date:

14.5.2007.

Article data in other languages: croatian

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