Towards an Integrated Approach to Cabin Service English Curriculum Design: A Case Study of China Southern Airlines’ Cabin Service English Training Course

  •  Liu Xiaoqin    
  •  Zhu Wenzhong    


This paper has reviewed the history of EOP (training) development and then illustrated the curriculum design of cabin service English training from the three perspectives of ESP, CLIL and Business Discourse. It takes the cabin crew English training of China Southern Airlines (CZ) as the case and puts forward an operational framework composed of three integrated essential elements: language basic skills, cabin service practices and cabin service communication competence. It argues that on the basis of mastery of language skills and cabin service practices flight attendants should further to improve their communication competence as the course objective of cabin service English training.

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