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Can Do Framework: Competency statements for international students (Master’s level).

Brewer, S. ORCID:, Roche, C., Schmitt, D., Slaght, J. and Anneli, W., (2013) Can Do Framework: Competency statements for international students (Master’s level). BALEAP

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The Can Do Framework is a list of competencies generated by what were identified by lecturers as key competencies for students in UK universities during the course of extensive interviews. The sections on the productive skills, Writing and Speaking, are particularly rich and varied with, as might be expected, more detail than is the case with the receptive skills of Reading and Listening, the latter, in particular. In many cases, but not all, the competencies are recognisable as objectives that would form part of any standard EAP syllabus. However, to ensure clarity and a measure of standardisation, a further column has been added to the framework, providing exemplification and ideas for development of competencies. The framework can be used as a reference document, acting as a basis for: Developing curricula and syllabuses for EAP courses Developing teaching materials for such courses Providing a basis for assessment tasks (formative and summative) Supporting teacher development, particularly where teachers are moving into EAP from General English teaching

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