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ESP Teaching Model Based on Internationalized Talent Cultivation in Shanxi Higher Education Institutions

With the continuous advancement of China’s reform and opening-up, foreign language education in China has been developing rapidly. College English teaching, which traditionally focuses on the teaching of general English, can hardly meet the needs of the society and the development of students, and it is necessary to cultivate talents who know English and are able to carry out international exchanges in specialized fields or occupations. However, for a long time, there has been a view that college English teaching is general English teaching, and there is no need or necessity to teach English for ESP. There are many reasons for this viewpoint, the most important of which is that the long-term lack of theoretical research has kept the ESP teaching system in a state of confusion for many years, which is highlighted in the unclear characterization and positioning of ESP courses in the syllabus, the lack of ESP teachers, and the misuse of teaching materials. By adopting interdisciplinary research methods, questionnaires, interviews and action research methods, and after completing the needs analysis, we propose an outline based on existing linguistic theories and learning theories, using information from practice, then select teaching materials based on the outline, determine the pedagogical methods used to teach these materials and establish an assessment process that could be checked to achieve that particular goal, namely, to set clear ESP teaching objectives, employ rich ESP teaching methods, diversify ESP teachers’ training and develop reasonable ESP evaluation methods, aiming to provide theoretical support and methodological guidance for the overall enhancement of the quality of ESP teaching in higher education institutions in Shanxi province.

English for Specific Purposes (ESP), College English Teaching, Internationalized Talent Cultivation

APA Style

Feng, L. (2023). ESP Teaching Model Based on Internationalized Talent Cultivation in Shanxi Higher Education Institutions. Communication and Linguistics Studies, 9(4), 88-92.

ACS Style

Feng, L. ESP Teaching Model Based on Internationalized Talent Cultivation in Shanxi Higher Education Institutions. Commun. Linguist. Stud. 2023, 9(4), 88-92. doi: 10.11648/j.cls.20230904.13

AMA Style

Feng L. ESP Teaching Model Based on Internationalized Talent Cultivation in Shanxi Higher Education Institutions. Commun Linguist Stud. 2023;9(4):88-92. doi: 10.11648/j.cls.20230904.13

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