Proceedings of the 2019 3rd International Conference on Economic Development and Education Management (ICEDEM 2019)

Research on College English Teaching Patterns in Application-Oriented Universities Based on ESP

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Lei Wang
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Available Online October 2019.
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Keywords
college English teaching; ESP courses; teaching ideology and methodology; teacher training; classroom teaching; practice
Abstract
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a special English teaching and education field which derives from the 1960s. As it can well illustrate the instrumental aspect, highlight the practical values, and stresses the differences among individual learner in college English courses, it has always been popular in college English teaching in China. With the booming of social economy, college English teaching has encountered many opportunities and challenges in the new era, and ESP theories and practice can help to solve the problems and meet the learning demands of college students, especially those from application-oriented universities. Therefore, this paper begins with the analysis of current situation of college English ESP courses in application-oriented institutions, and intends to propose feasible methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of ESP teaching in these universities. With transformation of teaching ideology, scientific design for ESP courses, training of ESP teachers and enriched ESP classroom teaching, students are expected to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills needed for their future career and development.
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