ERIC Number: ED293305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (6th, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 8-9, 1987).
Des Harnais, Gaston R., Ed.
Topics covered in papers presented at a conference on languages and communication for world business and the professions include: (1) trends and aspects of internationalizing the business curriculum; (2) internationalized programs in business, foreign language, and cultures; (3) internationalized courses in business, foreign languages, and cultures; (4) doing business around the world; (5) business and professional English for speakers of other languages; (6) business and professional French, German, Japanese, Chinese, and Spanish; (7) translation and interpretation; (8) the global economy and higher education's role; (9) building oral skills among business students and professionals; (10) culture shock; and (11) overcoming barriers to communication. Of the 78 papers included, eight contain abstracts only. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Chinese, College Second Language Programs, Communication Skills, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Education, Culture Conflict, Curriculum Development, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Field Experience Programs, French, German, Higher Education, International Trade, Interpreters, Japanese, Languages for Special Purposes, Management Development, Oral Language, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Translation, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti.
Note: Prepared under the auspices of the World College. For individual conference papers, see FL 017 282-344.