The Non English Major Students’ Perception on ESP Course

Budianto, Langgeng (2019) The Non English Major Students’ Perception on ESP Course. Presented at Asia TEFL 2019, The 17th Asia TEFL International Conference, 27-29 Juni 2019, The Language Institute Thammasat University, Thailand. (Unpublished)

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This study is intended to find out the English for Specific Purposes (ESP) learners’ perception of ESP course from three different departments majoring in accounting, banking, and management at the State Islamic University of Malang. The non-English major learners were purposively selected as the participants of the study. The students were interviewed in line with how they perceive ESP courses while a questionnaire consisting of some items related to ESP learners’ needs were also used to see their needs. Findings indicated that in term of attitude toward the ESP course, most of the students claimed to agree with the use of first language in particular situations as a kind of pedagogic device in order to teach different concepts, and content of the text. Regarding the English needs for English indicated that the course content was tailor made to suit their needs for academic learning experience such as to read textbooks and resource books and to participate in class discussion

Item Type: Conference (Speech)
Keywords: ESP, Perception, Needs
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 09:06


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