A Subjective Needs Assessment of EGP Students at Islamic Azad University of Hamedan

Document Type: Research Paper


Department of English, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran


The present article reflects the results of a needs analysis survey carried out on a group of 52 students in a general English course at Islamic Azad University of Hamedan, Iran, in which a 32-item questionnaire adapted from Kavaliauskiene and Užpaliene (2003), Iwai et. al (1999) and Seedhouse (1994) is used to investigate the students' conceptions of good learning of English expressed in terms of their own wants and lacks. The results of the data analysis point to a need to improve the course syllabus in different ways. 


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