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Teaching Business English

  1. Zuocheng Zhang

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1152

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Zhang, Z. 2012. Teaching Business English. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Teaching business English is an important growth area in English-language teaching. It involves understanding three key facets: business, business English, and teaching business English. These aspects will be dealt with in turn below.


  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • teaching methods in applied linguistics;
  • language for specific purposes;
  • lingua francas