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An Analysis of English Learning Barriers of Minority Preparatory Students and its Strategies

Fuxia Li1, Huifang Ma1, Lidong Wang2,

1School of Foreign Languages, Dalian Nationalities University, Liaoning province, China

2School of Science, Dalian Nationalities University, Liaoning province, China

American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(7), 267-271. DOI: 10.12691/education-1-7-9
Published online: August 25, 2017

Abstract

Our nation is a multi-ethnic nation with 55 minorities, and 53 of them use their native language. Most preparatory students will inevitably be influenced or interfered, more or less, by their native languages, cultures, customs, cognitive and non-cognitive factors. In this essay, we are going to carry out an investigation of English learning barriers of minority preparatory students and a brief discussion of its strategies, aiming to educate them to meet their own needs in preparatory teaching and provide some effective learning approaches for preparatory students.

Keywords:

minority, preparatory students, preparatory teaching, English learning barriers, strategies
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