What Is Business Discourse Teaching?

  • Cornelia Ilie
  • Catherine Nickerson
  • Brigitte Planken
Part of the Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics book series (RPAL)


This chapter will:
  • Define business discourse teaching as it will be referred to in the rest of this book;

  • Discuss the most important approaches that have been taken in business discourse teaching;

  • Give a geographical overview of how business discourse teaching has evolved around the world;

  • Provide a case study that illustrates one approach to business discourse teaching, alongside a set of tasks related to the business discourse classroom and a set of further readings.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cornelia Ilie
    • 1
  • Catherine Nickerson
    • 2
  • Brigitte Planken
    • 3
  1. 1.Strömstad AcademyStrömstadSweden
  2. 2.College of BusinessZayed UniversityDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  3. 3.Radboud UniversityNijmegenThe Netherlands

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