700 Reasons: Reason #328

Reason: 328
Vocationally-oriented language learning fosters key skills, such as communication, ICT, problem-solving and working with others. This overlays the value of language learning for developing an awareness of other countries and cultures and developing skills in cross-cultural communication
Sewell, C. (2004) 'Keynote discussion' in Sewell, C. (ed) Language Learning for Work in a Multilingual World (London: CILT, the National Centre for Languages), pp. 3-12
Related Keywords:
Communication, Intercultural competence, IT skills (Information Technology), Key skills, Language for specific purposes, Language learning skills, Problem solving, Teamwork