Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2017)

Designing English for Civil Engineering Students

Authors
Sukma YUDISTIRA, M. ZAIM, Hamzah HAMZAH
Corresponding Author
Sukma YUDISTIRA
Available Online October 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-17.2018.5How to use a DOI?
Keywords
English for civil engineering, needs analysis, English skills
Abstract

Technology and economic developments are in line with the need of English skills for specific fields, including English for Civil Engineering. In preparation for graduates, Civil Engineering Department of Universitas Negeri Padang provides English for Civil Engineering course. The acceptance of graduates in employment increases, especially, for the fresh graduates who are mastering English in their area of expertise. This study investigates the need analysis of the students who are learning English for civil engineering. This research was conducted using survey method. Research data was taken through questionnaires and interviews with students, lecturers, and corporate leaders. From the result of need analysis, it was found the English skills, the teaching methodology, the topic, and the language focus needed by the civil engineering students. The results of this study provide recommendations for the development of English for Civil Engineering curriculum.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-444-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-17.2018.5How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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