A Study of an ESP Curriculum for Airline Agents in China

Qi Shen


English for specific purpose (ESP) has for about 30 years been a separate branch of English language Teaching (ELT). Recent years in China, with the development of international trade and foreign exchange, more and more in-service and pre-service staffs are expected to learn practical al and useful English language in order to adapt to the new situation. A course design in this case is initiated for a group of service agents from the airline. The aim of this course is to help the airline agents, whose services will inevitably involve communications with foreign guests in English, develop their language skills in air transport profession.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/elt.v1n1p54

English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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