THE PERCEPTIONS AND DIFFICULTIES OF SECOND-YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS AT CANTHO UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY, VIETNAM IN MARKING ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES PRESENTATIONS

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Thai Cong Dan
Nguyen Thi Tuyet Minh
Au Xuan Sam

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One of the demanding tasks for English for Specific Purposes (ESP) classes at Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy (CTUMP) is making a presentation. This paper aimed to examine students’ perceptions of towards making ESP presentation and find out difficulties that they might encounter in making ESP presentation. And for the methodology, the cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out with 540 second-year students. The data were collected by the use of questionnaire. The findings revealed 72.1% students’ positive perceptions towards making ESP presentation as well as significant problems including a lot of ESP vocabulary in materials for presentations, difficulties in memorizing the presentation contents, lack of confidence, self-study and teamwork skills and other problems related to facilities.

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Dan, T. C., Minh, N. T. T., & Sam, A. X. (2018). THE PERCEPTIONS AND DIFFICULTIES OF SECOND-YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS AT CANTHO UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY, VIETNAM IN MARKING ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES PRESENTATIONS. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 23(2), 48–56. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/edujournal_nu/article/view/132620
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