This research is devoted to incorporating the Internet into pre-career ESP learning environment. Unlike GE career-oriented ESP learning is not a mere goal of language study, but a tool of learning profession. This spells instructional consequences, the teacher needs content-focused competent resources, the student requires a well structured career-related guidance. The main obstacle in pre-career ESP training is learners’ completely inexperienced background, lack of knowledge of their future professional sphere, responsibilities and skills needed, and, as a result, lack of motivation. One of the ways out may be early immersion in virtual professional environment. There can be no better tool for this than the Internet.
Olga Bondarenko, Moscow State Institute, Russia
Stream: Language Learning
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