English Proficiency Exams (EPE): The door from Preparatory Schools to Departments

Current practices and the future of quality in EAP & ESP, IATEFL ESP SIG TEDU 2019


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Citation Formats
F. Tanrıverdi Köksal, “English Proficiency Exams (EPE): The door from Preparatory Schools to Departments,” presented at the Current practices and the future of quality in EAP & ESP, IATEFL ESP SIG TEDU 2019, Ankara, Türkiye, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://iateflespsigtedu2019.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/booklet-info-may-22.pdf.