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IMPACT: An English for Occupational Purposes model designed for workplace language training in Costa Rica

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Author(s): Rodríguez , Xinia

Journal: Comunicación
ISSN 0379-3974

Volume: 15;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 26;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: English for specific purposes | English for occupational purposes | language training program | English teaching | Costa Rica | teaching English in the industry | CRUSA | pilot in English

ABSTRACT
This article reports on a pioneering language training program in English for Occupational Purposes, piloted in seven multinationals in Costa Rica. The researcher, one of the core trainers, analyzes a job performance task, crucial for the training participants, and explains the use of authentic tasks and framework materials.
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