ERIC Number: ED150847
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Reference Count: 0
Languages for the World of Work. An Idea Whose Time Has Arrived.
Tamarkin, Toby; Wilkins, Ernest J.
Bulletin of the Illinois Foreign Language Teachers Association, v9 n1 p5-14 May 1977
This article discusses the employment outlook for those students combining foreign language skills with expertise in another area. Information gathered from multinational organizations, the Association of Export Management Companies, the United States government, and 1975 newspaper classified advertisements all indicate a wealth of opportunities for those individuals who have career training in a particular field and a high degree of language proficiency as an adjunct skill. (AM)
Descriptors: Business, Business Skills, Career Education, Career Opportunities, Cross Cultural Training, Employment Opportunities, Employment Qualifications, Federal Government, International Organizations, Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, Occupational Surveys, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Foreign Language Teachers Association.