ERIC Number: ED342234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Languages and Careers: An Information Pack.
King, Ann, Ed.; Thomas, Gareth, Ed.
A set of materials compiled for use in British schools and designed to provide information for students, teachers, administrators, and counselors concerning the relationship between second language knowlege and careers is presented in this packet. It consists of the following items: (1) a collection of essays for teachers on languages and careers, including jobds in overseas trade, opportunities requiring higher education, careers not requiring higher education, and opportunities for taking a break between secondary and postsecondary education; (2) a series of individual sheets answering student questions about language study and specific career areas; (3) a group of fact sheets on standardized language test programs, opportunities for using community language proficiency, financial aid, European Community programs, professional associations of interest, and results of a survey of postsecondary graduates concerning post-graduation employment; (4) two posters promoting language study; (5) a secondary student-oriented booklet on the role of second language knowledge in a variety of career fields; (6) a booklet for university students of modern languages concerning career options; and (7) a student guide to studying and working in Europe. Several order forms for reference materials are also included. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)