Research in Business English

January 21, 2012

Workshop Review: Evan Frendo

Evan Frendo discussed recent research projects. Topics included needs analysis, corpus linguistics, workplace discourse, intercultural communication and the controversial subject of English as a Lingua Franca.

In the second half, attention was turned to framework materials. These are materials which take the form of a template for student input. They don’t take long to produce and help the teacher acquire background knowledge of the learner’s work and language needs.

The presentation is available in prezi