International students struggle with English-language fluency

07/9/2013 | Maclean's (Canada)

As the population of international students in Canada continues to grow, educators, experts and others say that English-language fluency remains a challenge. A recent report finds that part of the problem could be the Test Of English as a Foreign Language, which largely assesses students' written skills when much of what they will need in school is oral abilities. Some, however, say international students have access to the language resources they need.

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