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The Cultivation of Professional Ability for Fashion-Majors Based on Test of English Proficiency (Oral)

DOI: 10.4236/ce.2016.78115, PP. 1111-1118

Keywords: TEP (Oral), Fashion-Major Students, Professional Ability

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The new demand is put forward for the cultivation of fashion-major students because of the change of the development modes in textile industry. However, College English Teaching nowadays is still conducted with the CET4-oriented goal, which can’t satisfy the demand of the companies or the enterprises for talented people with strong professional capability, especially in the textile industry. In view of inconsistency between poor professional ability of fashion-major students and social standard for talents, the reform based on ability-oriented TEP (oral) is conducted. This paper aims to reflect on the cultivation of fashion-major students based on the curriculum reform centered on TEP (oral), suggesting that it is the best way to integrate the cultivation of professional abilities into the college English teaching process and practice process along with some effective and constructive suggestions.

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