Lectures, Seminars and Tutorials – Which Ones Are The Most Beneficial?

Nguyễn Thị Kim Thủy, M.A.
Lecturer of School of Foreign Languages for Economics – UEH

As a famous quote goes: “the world is like a book and those who do not travel read only one page”. Reading only a few pages of “this book” from my last visits to some Singaporean universities, I have earned a lot of food for thought as a traveller. As a teacher, the trips to National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technology University induced my inspiration for this research on teaching approach.

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Calibration – A Significant Activity and Contributory Factor to Quality and Fairness in Testing Language Skills

 Duong Thi Thuy Uyen, M.A.
Lecturer of School of Foreign Languages for Economics – UEH

In language testing, the standards of Quality and Fairness are of great importance because they guarantee the accurate, reliable and fair measurement of the learners’ language capability. One of the elements which helps to meet these standards is calibration. Therefore, in the process of preparation and administering the test, calibration should be conducted to ensure accuracy, reliability and fairness in assessing learners’ language proficiency levels.Đọc thêm

What is Business English?

Business English is English language especially related to international trade. It is a part of English for Specific Purposes and can be considered a specialism within English language learning and teaching; for example, the teachers’ organisation IATEFL has a special interest group called BESIG. Many non-native English speakers study the subject with the goal of doing business with English-speaking countriesĐọc thêm

Some Ideas to Motivate Students to Use English Outside the Classroom

Kieu Huyen Tram, M.A
Lecturer of School of Foreign Languages for Economics

1. Introduction

English is supposed to be one of the most important subjects in University of Economics, HCM city (UEH). However, our students are with us every week for just a limited number of hours. What happens when they leave class? How can they use English outside the classroom? From my teaching experience and my analysis of students’ needs and interests, Đọc thêm