Enhancement of English communicative competency of Vocational Higher Secondary students of the State of Kerala - by Designing ESP curriculum

Authors

  • Mohamed Nazir. P.K Ph.D research scholar in ELT, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Abstract

English for Specific Purpose as a methodology in ESL/EFL context aims at imparting specific language needs for ESL/EFL learners. This paper discusses the role of English for Vocational Higher Secondary students to get job opportunities and  problematizing the context and seeks  suggestions for their better performance in English speaking skill. It also addresses need for redefining  the syllabus of Vocational Higher Secondary course in Kerala for  keeping the course successful. Vocational Higher Secondary courses are one of the useful job oriented course in the state of Kerala. Recent studies reveal that  little importance has been given for language proficiency in the curriculum. This study  suggests some important principles for investigating learners needs. Modelling on  a revised syllabus based on English for Specific Purpose (ESP), it suggests how  can an ESP syllabus help the learner to satisfy his needs of English learning for communication.

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Published

28-03-2019

How to Cite

P.K, M. N. (2019). Enhancement of English communicative competency of Vocational Higher Secondary students of the State of Kerala - by Designing ESP curriculum. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 7(3), 19`. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/7363