publication . Article . 2013

Traditional vs. Modern Approaches in Business English Teaching in the Economic Field

Adriana Teodorescu;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Knowledge Horizons - Economics, volume 5, issue 2 June, pages 153-156
Abstract
This paper aims to examine different techniques and approaches used in teaching and learning business English in the economic field. Besides applying the already well-known methods used in second language acquisition, we also tried to incorporate computer-mediated communication into the communicative approach. At all times, the choice of the methods and approaches used in teaching business English has focused on our students' needs in their vocation or job. We worked with two groups of students studying business English for the economic field and assessed their knowledge of the target language throughout the whole teaching/learning process. We evaluated the impa...
Subjects
acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Business English, teaching, methods, communicative skills, jel:I25
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