Sri, Suningsih and Ciptawaty, Ukhti and Nabila, Nuzul Inas and Winia, Waziana (2021) peer review_THE EMPLOYEES' PERCEPTIONS OF LEARNING ENGLISH IN A BUSINESS CONTEXT. Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis Universitas Lampung, IJEBE.

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This study aims to investigate how the English is used in the business workplace.. The researcher used a quantitative and descriptive qualitative method. The data used in this study are from open-ended questionnaire to the employees working in economics and business. The results showed that of the 17 worker participants, 11 participants (36.67%) thought that reading was most useful in the workplace, such as analyzing or auditing financial reports, preparing documents and calculating bills, operating software and understanding documents of export and import goods, processing data on a computer, using applications related to data calculation input, studying information about international bank rules, reading journals, opening current and personal savings accounts, reading financial reports, and other activities. Meanwhile, 9 participants (30%) agreed that speaking skills are often used in the workplace. The speaking activity is serving customers from various countries, being interviewed in the recruitment process. Listening skills were obtained by 5 participants (16.67%), which mean that they are rarely applied by the participants. In applying Listening skills, participants use them when understanding conversations from universities abroad. There were 5 participants (16.67%) who chose to write the most in their works, such as answering emails, writing essays, opening checking accounts, and saving savings, making financial reports. The result also reflects the workers’ learning experiences while learning English in the colleges show the several topic discussion they learnt such as Introduction, and general English, the topics about finance/ accounting material and financial reports, venture capital, stocks and bonds, which are usually useful when meetings with foreign principals or other employees and their supervisor, Writing, reading, discussion, communication, Vocabularies, Determination of the stock price index, Management, recruitment, accounting, financial statement, Learnt accounting using English books and also learnt about English conversation its very useful for my work, Vocabularies about accounts related to financial statements. In addition, another participant responded that English that is learned on campus and at work is very different. Not all English skills are applied in the respondent's workplace, only reading is used most often. In term of English needs in the workplace, the professionals need Speaking skills and English language terms according to business context.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis (FEB) > Prodi Ekonomi Pembangunan
Depositing User: S.E, M. Si Ukhti Ciptawaty
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2022 01:38
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2022 01:38

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