Budianto, Langgeng (2018) CONSTRUCTIVISM-EMERGING 21st CENTURY BILINGUAL SKILLS: EXPLORING NEW FRONTIERS IN ESP PEDAGOGY. Presented at The 4th ELTT National Conference 2018, 5 Mei 2018, English Education Department University of Nusantara PGRI Kediri.

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This paper highlights the importance of constructivism and its implications in the design of the English for Specific Purposes [ESP) bilingual-based learning environment Integrating the 21st century skills into teaching ESP improves the students' ability to acquire their range of communication skills, abilities and attitudes toward the required work in the society. Due to its importance and relevance in the overall academic setting as well as for the formation of individual professional skills of students, this paper is made on the basis. Entering the world of globalization and competitiveness, bilingual-based environment is on the need to prepare students (future specialists) to be creative and innovative, to think critically and analytically, and to be able to effectively solve real-world problems. Hamers and Blanc (2000) use the term bilinguality to denote an individual s use of two languages, and reserve bilingualism for the study of how two or more languages function in a given society. Integrating the use of two languages in English instructions address the students’ need of specific English proficiency in their field of study. For this reason, interest in languages for specific purposes courses ought to be constructed in the field of learners’ needs and interest.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: constructivism, bilingual skill, ESP pedagogy
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200401 Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Langgeng Budianto
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2021 09:08


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