A needs analysis of a business English course at a private college / Suganiya Nilamegan

Suganiya , Nilamegan (2019) A needs analysis of a business English course at a private college / Suganiya Nilamegan. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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      Abstract

      This study aims to examine an existing syllabus of a Business English course taken by business diploma students at a private college located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The participants comprise 22 business diploma students and five lecturers, including an ESP lecturer and subject matter lecturers. A series of procedures, primarily survey questionnaire, classroom observation and semi-structured interviews were employed to collect information from the participants. This study investigated various aspects of a needs analysis approach in analyzing the ESP course and recommending changes for improvement. It is hoped that the findings of this study will help the educators to better comprehend factors that facilitate and/or constrain business communication.

      Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
      Additional Information: Dissertation (M.A.) – Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, 2019.
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Business English course; Educators; Lexical; Factors of code switching; ESP
      Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
      P Language and Literature > PE English
      Divisions: Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
      Depositing User: Mr Mohd Safri Tahir
      Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2020 06:47
      Last Modified: 18 Jan 2020 11:10
      URI: http://studentsrepo.um.edu.my/id/eprint/10642

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