publication . Article . 2016

Developing Foreign Language Communicative Competence for English Business Meetings Using Business Meeting Simulations

Mateja Dostal;
Open Access German
  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Scripta Manent (issn: 1854-2042, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Slovensko društvo učiteljev tujega strokovnega jezika (SDUTSJ)
Abstract
This article reports on the analysis of business meeting simulation data investigating the use of Business English (BE) in business meeting simulations at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The research explores the use of business meeting simulations in a higher education setting in order to bring into focus how patterns of linguistic interactions among BE students are structured, with and without a BE teacher’s corrective feedback. The findings provide possible solutions for the effective integration of business meeting simulations into BE programmes to improve students’ performance in international business meetings in which English ...
Subjects
free text keywords: foreign language communicative competence (FLCC), Business English, business meeting simulation, spoken corpus, corrective feedback, higher education, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691
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