700 Reasons: Reason #219

Reason: 219
Language courses for engineers can help with formal and informal oral communication, organisation and precision in writing skills, fostering appropriateness because compared with arts graduates, engineers are often considered inarticulate.
Hersch, A. (2000) ‘French and German for engineers’ in King, A. (ed) Languages and the Transfer of Skills (London: CILT), pp. 76-87
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Communication, HE (Higher Education sector), Key skills, Language for specific purposes, Language learning skills