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English as Medium of Instruction in Economic University Education: Problems and Challenges

English as Medium of Instruction in Economic University Education: Problems and Challenges

Journal of Economic Regulation, , Vol. 7 (no. 3),

The paper attempts to analyze several approaches to learning a foreign language based on using English as Medium of Instruction (EMI) in High School. Special attention is given to the «content and language integrated learning» (CLIL) as the most progressive approach to defining the scope of professional education. The author classifies the models of language teaching within the statedapproaches that promote the efficiency of professional training of future economists in solving professional problems on the basis of implementation of foreign language competence. The paper defines the conditions of subject and language integrated models implementation into the learning process. In conclusion, it is noted that the integration of subject and language experience contributes to the optimization of foreign language training and a significant improvement in the quality of the educational process.


Keywords: English as medium of instruction; content and language integrated learning; context-based learning; content of professional training; subject-based learning; vocational training; language learning; еnglishisation; culture.

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