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Table 5 Students’ reasons for taking the CET-4

From: When testing stakes are no longer high: impact on the Chinese College English learners and their learning

  Response Percentage of cases
Frequency Percentage
Reasons Habit 40 5.5 7.4
Prove myself 136 18.9 25.1
Useful for employment 279 38.7 51.6
Prove English level 229 31.8 42.3
Other 37 5.1 6.8
Total 721 100 133.3
  1. Note: For this question, students are allowed to choose as many as they find suitable from given items