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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(10); doi: 10.25236/FER.2019.021018.

The Backwash Effect of “Etic” on College English Learning of Agricultural Undergraduates


Li Shide

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Li Shide

Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin, 300384 China


Because of the country's “Belt and Road” and “Rural Revitalization” Initiative the education quality of agricultural undergraduate talents is also closely connect with the national development. This paper discusses how to use the construct of “ETIC” to guide the teaching task design, so as to improve the students' comprehensive English application ability. In this process, we should pay attention to the task design of oral and written communication, in order to make sure that the task is as close to the real context as possible, and finally test the specific backwash effect through the “ETIC” test.


Etic;Agricultural undergraduate; Backwash effect; The university english

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Li Shide. The Backwash Effect of “Etic” on College English Learning of Agricultural Undergraduates. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 10: 99-102. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2019.021018.


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