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ERIC Number: ED454718
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 227
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-902031-37-7
ISSN: N/A
The Guide to Languages and Careers: How To Continue Your Languages into Further and Higher Education. Revised & Updated.
King, Ann
This book is divided into six sections and 33 chapters. Section 1, "Who Needs Languages?" has five chapters: "Employers Do...and You Do!"; "What Are Employers Looking For"?; "In Which Careers Are Languages Useful?"; "How Do I Prepare Myself?"; and "Who Speaks What Where?" Each chapter in sections 2-6 ends with a checklist. Section 2, "Studying Languages," has 10 chapters, including the following: "Learning Languages Post-16"; Diploma Courses with Languages"; "Degree Courses with Languages"; "Languages of the European Union"; "Scandinavian Languages"; "Russian and East European Languages"; "European Studies"; "Asian Languages"; "Arabic, Middle Eastern and African Languages"; and "Linguistics." Section 3, "Studying Languages with Other Subjects," includes 10 chapters:"Institution-Wide Language Programmes"; "Languages and Business Related Subjects (including accountancy)"; "Law and Languages"; "Tourism, Sport, and Languages"; "Engineering and Languages"; "Science and Languages"; "Information Technology and Computer Science with a Language"; "Food Science and Technology with Languages"; "Agriculture, Horticulture and Other Land-Based Subjects with Languages"; and "Preparing To Become a Teacher of Languages." Section 4, "Signposts to Degree Courses", has 2 chapters: "Studying for a Degree in Languages" and "Studying for a Degree in Languages with Other Subjects." Section 5, "Studying and Working Abroad," has 3 chapters: "Studying in Europe"; "Work Placements in Europe"; and "Taking Time Out: The Gap Year." Section 6, "Making Your Choice," has 3 chapters:"Finding a Course"; "Getting In"; and "Interviews and Open Days." (KFT)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: European Union