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Background speakers vs second language scaling (1 Viewer)

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This is my thoughts:

if they put background speakers scaled low due to the fact that we have spoken the language most of our life, we should have found the course easy and can easily get a high mark (which is not really true as we may speak the language and use the language daily but can not quite analyse text and write a sophisticated essay), then why should they put ESL with low scale as well? I mean, the logic is, we did not speak English as much and we may have difficulties in getting high marks (different with the natives)....can someone explain this to me?

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meLoncoLLie

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The scaling of a course depends on the quality of the candidature (ie. how everyone in that course went), not the 'difficulty' of the course.
 

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