Comparison and Adaptability Study on Three Ways of Technological English Teaching for Automation Specialty

Li-hui GENG, Yan YANG, Zhi-cheng YANG


In this paper, three ways of technological English teaching for automation specialty are studied, which consist of specialized English course, bilingual course and embedding bilingual teaching. By the detailed comparison and analysis of their respective adaptable properties, some possible suggestions on how to select the more appropriate teaching ways are provided for different students who major in the automation specialty but have specific needs of their own. A case study is then demonstrated for the teaching-way selections for the technological English learning in the automation specialty from Tianjin University of Technology and Education. As a result, this study may supply with a new idea of technological English teaching for educators in the automation specialty.


Automation specialty, Specialized English course, Bilingual course, Embedding bilingual teaching


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