Current Issues in Teaching Business English to University Students
Business English has gained importance lately, as more and more students prepare for a job in the business field nowadays. The Business English courses offered by universities are usually designed on general topics such as management, marketing, advertising, in order to provide the students with a minimum vocabulary and language skills related to the field of business. But the real question professors should ask themselves is: are we teaching language or skills? We are entitled to consider more than one answer to this question, especially due to the fact that most of the Romanian students come to the university with very little and superficial knowledge of English. That is why professors face a lot of different problems in meeting the course objectives. The article below is meant to signal some of the problems in teaching Business English at university level and offer a few solutions where possible.
Volume (Year): 5 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Web page: http://fbc.ucdc.ro/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:5:y:2013:i:1:p:78-81. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Adi Sava)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.