A musician’s English: The challenge awaiting international students in tertiary music programs in Australia.
This paper examines the nature of language in music study and ways pre-tertiary English courses may more adequately prepare international students for tertiary music programs. It looks at the nature of academic study and music discourse and the way IELTS and EAP prepares students for university but not always for the needs of music study. Some proposals, including the use of the ISLPR ratings scheme for specific purposes test models are suggested
TESOL in Context
Specialist Studies in Education