The website gathers together numerous exercises and audiovisual learning material on business, administration, marketing, logistics, human resource management and customer service available online. The website is divided in six thematic sections all including specific materials for each argument and specific professional field. The learning materials are mostly on specific purpose vocabulary, but also more general texts and videos are included. Also links for supporting material and texts are proposed. The material is ideal for autonomous learning of special terms and professional vocabulary or as warm up activity before professional reading and writing tasks. The set of activities proposed is easily accessible and can be used in any order totally or partially.
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students
The provided tangible improvements
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries
Skills assessment and validation
Availability of appropriate tools for lecturers to monitor students’ progress and for students to assess own progress and to reflect on learning
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
The website offers a collection of a wide range of exercises and learning materials easily accessible, intuitive and easy to use for students. Teacher can suggest specific units for students autonomous learning depending on student’s needs. The use of the materials does not require any particular technical tools other than access to internet, though it is not possible to modify contents to adapt or otherwise change contents for specific classroom purposes. The material is structured in basic sections. The exercises give appropriate professional vocabulary and straight feedback on their answers for students; no specific assessments are though available. The exercises suit well for autonomous learning and vocabulary practice and consolidation.
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