刊物属性
  • 刊物名称:校园英语
  • 国内刊号:CN 13-1298/G4
  • 国际刊号:ISSN 1009-6426
  • 邮发代号: 18-116
  • 数据库收录:中国知网
  • 投稿邮箱:
      tougao@xiaoyuanyingyu.com
  • 时间:2019-07-06 来源:校园英语杂志社

    作者:Qinghai
      【Abstract】As we all know, TEM4 and TEM8 are quite important for English majors’ students. According to the passing rate of TEM4 and TEM8 in Qinghai Nationalities University and the average rate in all Chinese universities, the author finds that the passing rate of Qinghai Nationalities University is far behind the national level. What surprised is that the passing rate of TEM8 in Qinghai Nationalities University is higher than TEM4. And both the TEM4 and TEM8 rates show a negative tendency. Based on this situation, the author puts forward some suggestions in the discussion part from four aspects of ideology construction, institution construction, teaching resources improving and teaching team construction to improve the passing rates and ultimately enhance the teaching quality of English majors in Qinghai Nationalities university.
      【Key words】passing rate; TEM4; TEM8
      Introduction
      TEM4 and TEM8 have great significant for both English majors’ students and teachers. They can reflect not only how well the students learn, but also teaching quality. Besides, they are parts of requirements of graduation in universities. According to the data, the author figures out the passing rates of TEM4 and TEM8 are much lower than national level. This paper will analyze the reasons of the low rates and try to put forward some countermeasures to change this situation.
      1. The features of the passing rates of TEM4 and TEM8 in Qinghai Nationalities University
      TEM4 is held annually for sophomores who are majored in English, and TEM8 is held in the seventh semester. The author compared the passing rates of TEM4 and TEM8 in Qinghai Nationalities University and the whole nation in recent six years. Let’s see the graphs.
      Graph 1 shows that there is a pronounced gap between the passing rate of TEM4 in Qinghai Nationalities University and national level,, and the gap is widening. The average rate of the while nation is 50.59%, while the average rate in our school is 16.35%. The national level is relatively stable, but the rate of Qinghai Nationalities University changes greatly and has a decreasing tendency. The maximum of the rate in QNU is in 2012(32.8%) and the minimum is in 2017(2.3%). However in 2016, the rate in QNU has made a great improvement. Generally, the rates of TEM4 in QNU is much lower than national level.
      According to graph 2, the conclusion can be drawn that the national rate(40.41%) of TEM8 is more stable and higher than that in QNU(25.51%). The summit in QNU is in 2015(36.62%), and the nadir is in 2014(20.64%). In general, the rates of TEM8 in QNU has not catch up with national level.