Grade: other
Subject: Language

#4027. Task-Based Activities in Business Communication

Language, level: other
Posted Tue Nov 6 17:27:52 PST 2007 by Josu Alejandro (
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Materials Required: Strategies, activities,reading materials
Activity Time: Hour and twenty minutes
Concepts Taught: Performance-based activities/Simulation Business Deals

Topic: Let's do Business in ESL

To integrate English as medium of communication in doing business simulations.
To integrate the target language both in meaning and form.
To develop writing and oral skills in English while practicing business jargon.

To develop leadership skills.


Reference textbooks in business communication


Self and classroom questionnaires

Written materials submitted

Teacher's observations


Create companies in the classroom to simulate business transactions and deals.