Proceedings of the International Conference on Education Innovation and Social Science (ICEISS 2017)

Discussion and Practice on the Specialized English Teaching for Students Majoring in Automation

Authors
Beibei Wei, Kai Sun, Juan Li
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Beibei Wei
Available Online November 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceiss-17.2017.24How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Specialized English; College students; Automation; Task-based teaching
Abstract
The paper introduces the design, contents and methods of teaching of specialized English for students majoring in automation, which avoids the disadvantages of traditional teaching approaches and aims at improving students' abilities to acquire information and to communicate. Task-based teaching method and the notion of student-centeredness is taken, with various of activities organized in and after class. Assessment on students is based on the contents of teaching, with the purpose of developing students' reading comprehension, and fostering their abilities to consult references, to sort out materials, to make multimedia courseware and to express themselves clearly and relevantly to their major. The results shows that the reform is effective and can increase students' specialized English competence obviously.
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Proceedings
International Conference on Education Innovation and Social Science (ICEISS 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-421-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceiss-17.2017.24How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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