The ability to express oneself in a limited way in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with nonroutine information.
Example: CAN ask to open an account at a bank, provided that the procedure is straightforward.
Exploration of culture in an EFL setting requires helping students engage in authentic situations to develop the ability to navigate across a variety of cultures. This intercultural ability requires language choices and awareness of oneself as a cultural being. It also requires critical thinking skills, which are themselves culturally defined.
This 9-week course is designed to develop participants’ skills in designing, implementing and evaluating English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses based on effective practices in the field. Because the foundation of this course is in effective practices, new and experienced ESP practitioners are welcome from all areas of the field.
This 9-week course is designed to help educators understand the cognitive and social processes of language acquisition for young learners and equip them to create fun, positive learning environments.