English education at schools of pharmacy in Japan: meeting curricular needs through authentic ESP materials

Kawano, Madoka; Skier, Eric M.; Takeuchi, Fumiko; Horiuchi, Masako; Kaneko, Toshio
December 2013
Asian EFL Journal;Dec2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p356
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the Model Core Curriculum for Pharmaceutical Education (MCC), and the specific behavioral objectives (SBOs) related to pharmacy students' English education in Japan. It offers an overview of the new English curriculum, development of three textbooks for pharmacy English teaching, and the use of these textbooks in student evaluations and class.


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