The Use of the Socratic Method in an English Language Learning Classroom to Develop a Global Professional Skill
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In the global marketplace of the 21st century the idea of learning language specific to business exists as an operative necessity in improving the functionality of a marketable skill set. Similarly, the use of work-place specific terminology acts as a key ingredient in improving the ability to work, converse, and thrive in any environment. However, there is a gap which exists in the ability of an individual to succeed in the workplace despite fluency in business specific terminology. This gap can be remedied with a working understanding of the English language and mastery beyond instructivist methods, using a line of inquiry consistent with modern models of a professional workplace. In this paper, I will explain and discuss the benefits of using the Socratic Method in an English Language Learning course of study to cement the effectiveness and success of English vocabulary and terminology in the workplace.
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