A Study of the Correlation between Non-English-Majored Graduates’ Scores of College English Test 6 and Tolerance of Ambiguity

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Abstract

This paper is a study of effects of non-English-majored graduates’ tolerance of ambiguity (TA) on their scores of College English Test grade 6. The subjects for this study are 115 non-English-majored graduates from Yangtze University. The results in this study showed that the non-English-majored graduates’ TA was varied and their TA distributed normally; their TA was significantly correlated with their scores in listening and their total scores; there was a weak positive correlation between their TA and their scores in reading; but their scores in writing were not significantly correlated with their TA. The author hopes that the results and analyses in the paper will be a bit helpful to foreign language teaching and learning in China.

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Lou, Y. , Xu, P. , Liu, H. and Wei, X. (2015) A Study of the Correlation between Non-English-Majored Graduates’ Scores of College English Test 6 and Tolerance of Ambiguity. Creative Education, 6, 2169-2173. doi: 10.4236/ce.2015.620221.

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