A Cross-cultural Communicative Syllabus for Chinese Non-English Majors’ Spoken English Course

Shi-rong WANG

Abstract



An intensive summer spoken English training course is offered for freshmen of non-English majors in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) each summer vacation. This paper aims conducting a new and practical cross-cultural communicative teaching syllabus. At first, a needs analysis is done to determine the objectives of the syllabus. Then the proper type syllabus and teaching contents is chosen according to the results.
Key words: syllabus design, cross-cultural communication, needs analysis, spoken English course
Résumé: Un cours d’entraînement intense de l’anglais oral est offert, pendant les vacances d’été, pour les étudiants non spécialistes d’anglais de première année à l’Université de Sciences et Technologie de Huazhong. Le présent article vise à élaborer un nouveau et pratique programme d’enseignement communicatif transculturel. Tout d’abord, une analyse de besoin est accomplie pour déterminer les objectifs du programme. Puis, la catégorie de programme et le contenu d’enseignement convenables sont choisis selon les résultats.
Mots-Clés: conception de programme, communication transculturelle, analyse de besoin, cours d’anglais oral

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.css.1923669720070305.023

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