ERIC Number: ED215561
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Languages for the Professions: An Inter-Cultural Approach to Modern Communications. Proceedings of the [Center for International Higher Education Documentation] Conference (5th, Weston, MA, May 14, 1981). CIHED Conference Series, No. 3.
Turner, Solveig M., Ed.
The general focus of the papers in these proceedings is communication and the specific purpose for which persons study a foreign language. The following papers are included: (1) "Marketing Your Innovative Language Program," by S. Sadow; (2) "The Implementation of Taped Interviews in Foreign Language Courses," by J. Frommer and M. Collins Weitz; (3) "Language Skills and Intercultural Communications in U.S.-Japanese Trade Relations," by T. Iguchi; (4) "Are There Jobs for Foreign Language Students?" by P. Cholakian; (5) "Foreign Languages and the Multinational Corporation," by D. Blake; (6) "Business and Foreign Languages," by E. B. Nann; (7) "Business Students and Second Language Training: German for Business," by R. D. Hall; (8) "French for Agricultural Specialists in International Programs," by N. Fouletier-Smith; (9) "Why Should Human Service Workers Learn Spanish?" by G.W. Ross; (10) "Language and Culture as Barriers to the Provision of Social Services to Hispanics," by M. Drouyn; (11) "On-Site Training Courses in Spanish for Health and Social Service Personnel," by B. Kienzle; (12) "Personalizing Spanish for Medical Personnel," by J. Burckett-Evans; (13) "Cultural and Linguistic Fluency: Spanish for Mental Health Professionals," by M. Perez-Erdelyi; and (14) "The Rassias Foundation Approach to Spanish for Police Action," by D. Seniff. (AMH)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Business Communication, Careers, College Second Language Programs, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Education, Human Services, Languages for Special Purposes, Postsecondary Education, Public Relations, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Center for International Higher Education Documentation, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA. Center for International Higher Education Documentation.