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University Entrance Test in English

Discussion in 'English' started by gruoch, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. gruoch

    gruoch Occasional commenter

    What with universities and employers deploring the writing skills of undergraduates and graduates, why don't the powers that be simply re-introduce this?
    In my day (shakes hands with Noah) you couldn't get a place at university without that certificate.
     
  2. At Oxford the mathematicans were expected to write the occasional general essay on non-mathematical subjects, to prevent this from happening.

     

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