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Integrating different types of competences in a technical communication course within the new European framework

Author
Arno, E.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
VIII International AELFE Conference
Date of publication
2009
Presentation's date
2009-09-03
Book of congress proceedings
Actas del VIII Congreso Internacional de AELFE
First page
121
Last page
131
Publisher
Universidad de La Laguna
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/12691 Open in new window
Abstract
In the new European framework, university teaching emphasizes student learning and the development of different competences. This paper presents an ESP course for engineering students which integrates competences related to language and communication with competences related to the social, ethical, and humanistic dimension of the engineer. The course “Academic communication in English: science, technology, and society” aims at developing students’ communication skills in English alongside ...
Citation
Arnó, E. Integrating different types of competences in a technical communication course within the new European framework. A: International AELFE Conference. "VIII International AELFE Conference". La Laguna (Tenerife): Universidad de La Laguna, 2009, p. 121-131.
Keywords
CLIL, EAP, academic communication, critical thinking

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