Business English Teaching Strategies Based on Content and Language Integrated Learning Theory
Education Journal
Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019, Pages: 11-15
Received: Jan. 2, 2019; Accepted: Jan. 23, 2019; Published: Feb. 21, 2019
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Lu Manli, School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Beijing Wuzi University, Beijing, China
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Abstract
With the development of economy, business English talents are increasingly being needed in China, but the effectiveness of the training of business English students is not optimistic. How to cultivate the combination of “business” and “English” talents is an urgent problem to be solved in the field of business English education. This paper proposes some strategies of business English teaching based on the theory of language and content integration: to promote English learning with professional subject knowledge; to create an authentic language environment to help students construct the meaning of knowledge; to introduce communicative approach and collaborative learning into the classroom; and to put emphasis on cultivating cross-cultural awareness of the students. This paper tries to conclude that business English teachers should recognize the distinctive features of business English teaching, integrate the language and content, and then adopt targeted teaching strategies so as to get the aims of better promoting the effectiveness of business English teaching and optimizing the training of business English talents.
Keywords
Teaching Strategy, Language and Content Integration, Authentic Language Environment, Communicative Approach, Collaborative Learning, Cross-cultural Awareness
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Lu Manli, Business English Teaching Strategies Based on Content and Language Integrated Learning Theory, Education Journal. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2019, pp. 11-15. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20190801.12
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