An ESP course for BUAP'S workers in DCCA
Gómez López, Yanet
Cuautle Merino, Ana Teresa
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“The world is living changes at different levels, but our attention is on the educational changes in Mexico, i.e. from the elementary to the university levels. English Language Teaching (ELT) is included in the P-12 curriculum in most of the private institutions in this country. Besides, many companies request their employees a better education in foreign languages. Some universities have the necessity to teach English to improve their educational levels. Thus, English is adopted as the second language for their professional outcome. However, many English courses are not designed to the specific needs of students. So, they tend to quit before they end or the students do not profit the content of the courses. English for specific purposes was created with the purpose to learn particular languages forms according to students´ needs (Hutchinson and Waters, 1987:7).For this reason, it is important for teachers to create a suitable course focused on students ‘needs , in this way the instruction will relevant and students will not quit the course. At the “Dirección de Capacitación para la Competitividad Administrativa after DCCA belonging to the Autonomous State University of Puebla, students reject and drop out their classes because they receive general courses, where the material and the information is not related to what students expect”
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