Author: Arfur Million Date: Aug 5, 2008 11:20
"Peter Duncanson (BrE)" peterduncanson.net> wrote in message
> On Mon, 4 Aug 2008 23:04:20 +0800, "Peacenik"
> hotmail.com> wrote:
>>A co-worker recently showed me a course catalogue for a Scottish
>>and asked me, the only native speaker of English in the office at the
>>the meaning of a term. One of the items listed was as follows:
>>Never having seen the term "improver(s)" before in this context, I told
>>I didn't understand off the top of my head what it means. So I Googled the
>>term, and found numerous UK universities use this term for language
>>education. It seems to be a stage, analogous or supplementary to the
>>"Beginning" or "Intermediate" stages that I, as an American, am used to.