3 Motivation Creating an English learning environment Building a competitive advantage (added value) for students
4 Previous Experience Challenges: Psychological obstacles: students and myself Difficult to attract students’ attention Time-consuming
5 Previous Experience Strategies: Offering English courses during vacations Encouraging vision and ambition (e.g. Lai; Rain) Organizing an English club (non-profit organization) Making the course contents less challenging Promoting English NBA program to students
6 Future Plans Expected challengesExpected challenges: Required courses Large classes with students with varied backgrounds Lower performance for assessment of teaching
7 Future Plans Strategies: Inviting new MBA students to summer English classes Encouraging vision and ambition Telling students how to improve their English Making teaching materials easier Having flexible requirements
8 Conclusions Be well-prepared: professional knowledge, English proficiency and teaching skills Be patient Be persistent
9 Thank you for your attention!
Unfamiliar Language Familiar Contents Unfamiliar Source: David Wible, Teaching in English Well, November 20, 2007, National Central University. Optional Courses in English Required Courses in English (Most Difficult) (Least Difficult) Required Courses in Chinese