Educational Research in Medical Sciences

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Do English Courses Offered at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences Fulfill Students Future Needs?

Hiwa Weisi 1 , * and Fatemeh Ashrafabadi 1
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1 Department of English Language and Literature, College of Literature and Human Sciences, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
Article information
  • Educational Research in Medical Sciences: June 30, 2018, 7 (1); e81403
  • Published Online: July 18, 2018
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: October 29, 2017
  • Accepted: June 30, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/erms.81403

To Cite: Weisi H, Ashrafabadi F. Do English Courses Offered at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences Fulfill Students Future Needs?, Educ Res Med Sci. 2018 ; 7(1):e81403. doi: 10.5812/erms.81403.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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