Keyword: The Centre for Language and Communication Studies
The aim of academic writing in the Finnish language is to develop the student's communication skills and to support the student to develop into an expert. The goal of academic writing studies is for students to achieve the literary skills needed in their studies, working life, and in their own discipline.
In Turku, teachers have their offices in Agora, Calonia and Turku School of Economics (TSE). By clicking on the teacher's name, you will find more information about the teacher, e.g. telephone number.
As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations CeLCS invites you to join our Studia Generalia lecture series 26.9. - 21.11.2019, 16.15 - 17.45 begins in lecture hall XXII in Agora. NB! First lecture (26 September) starts at 16.00.
On 10.10 and 24.10 there is a podcat only to be accessed from Moodle.
Lectures continue on 31.10 in Natura lecture hall XIV
Every culture has its cultural richness. Reference to cultural richness means social presence that works in a positive social way. This richness is often taken-for-granted and rarely explained to people from other cultures.
Business Students' Choices of Foreign Languages
Do internationalisation strategies and student motivation meet?
Foreign language skills and plurilingualism have had a high priority at Finnish universities for a long time, especially at the business schools. Functional skills in foreign languages are necessary both in future working life and for successful research or work periods abroad.
Does the language education of TSE graduates give them the skills to meet the needs of business practice?
The objective of the survey is to clarify the language competence required in the working life of TSE-graduates. Any findings should be exploited for curriculum development.
Plurilingualism in international business communication
Plurilingual and intercultural proficiency are a part of the key competences in international business. In companies operating internationally, business people use several languages at the same time, switching and mediating between languages and cultures.