Combining College English Teaching with ESP Teaching to Meet the Need of Developing Inter-disciplinary Talent

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 146)


The teaching mode of combining college English teaching with ESP (English for Special Purpose) teaching is put forward to combine college English courses with the majors that students study. It involves the following issues: 1. Setting different teaching objectives for different majors’ students; 2. Carefully designing syllabus; 3. Joint-teaching between college English teacher and professional teacher. The contribution of this paper is that the teaching mode, if it is put into practice, is useful to develop inter-disciplinary talents with “profession + foreign language”.


combining college English teaching ESP teaching joint-teaching inter-disciplinary talents 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Foreign LanguagesChongqing University of Science & TechnologyChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of Adult EducationChongqing University of Science & TechnologyChongqingChina

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