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Study on Professional Development Mode of Business English Teachers --- from the Perspective of Action Learning in a Professional Learning Community

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DOI: 10.25236/emss.2021.029


Yang Lu

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Yang Lu


The development of undergraduate business English major requires a high-quality group of multi-disciplinary business English teachers. Based on the literature analysis of research on language teachers' professional development approaches, and Action Learning within professional learning communities, this paper discusses what Action Learning means to business English teachers, and how we can integrate reflection, cooperation and guidance from a variety of sources by following an iterative process of identifying problems, reflecting, planning and taking actions so as to promote professional development of business English teachers.


Business english teachers; Action learning; Professional learning community; Professional development mode; Strategies