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Title: Academic ESP oral production: moving forward towards local and global awareness
Authors: García-Sánchez, Soraya 
Hernández-Guerra, Conchi 
UNESCO Clasification: 57 Lingüística
Keywords: Language
English
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract: Current higher education students are frequently engaged to 24/7 interconnectedness, which should contribute towards their careful awareness of other languages and cultures at the time of receiving or communicating information. English remains the international language higher education learners and professional citizens in general need to perform to access the most competent job vacancies. This chapter is based on assessing oral production tasks that pursue to enhance speaking skills, team-work competences, and problem-solving in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses in the Degrees of History and Social Work. The results compare not only the oral outcomes of these two ESP groups but what evaluation procedures and assessment criteria have been considered to promote successful communication in English. Equally, this ESP content would be analysed to observe if teams succeeded in building not only local needs but also a conscious global education that is responsibly engaged with other cultures, as promoted by the global competence.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/40347
ISBN: 9781522521457
1522521453
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2145-7.ch015
Source: Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education. IGI Global, p. 255-271
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