International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

ESP Rules! Teaching Financial /Business English Using Specialized Journals
Dr. Vanda Stan

The article outlines the necessity that English for Specific Purposes / Professional English become a compulsory, profession-oriented subject for non-English students in tertiary education, throughout the world, as what the latter learn during this undergraduate course enhances their ability to apply their English in the professional world after graduating from colleges, in correct, intelligible and professionally empowering circumstances. It is therefore that , in an increasingly dynamic global world, the demand for ESP courses is in tremendous increase, ESP professionals re-shape their teaching strategies, experiment with most realistically teach-able materials, and try to adjust smoothly and credibly to the discourse community of their students, keeping up with the latest trends in the respective field of activity as well as with the perpetually changing desiderata of the paradigm. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects and benefits of new ESP-oriented teaching strategies on 2 groups of undergraduate students majoring in Finances / Business.

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