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Using Literature in the Business and Medical English: A Case Study

Moussa Traore


Literature, Business English and Medical English are most of the perceived as completely different areas. The current study explores how two literary texts, the Australian writer Harry Nicholaides’s novel Verisimilitude  and China Achebe’s Things Fall Apart  can be studied, understood and analyzed by Business and Medical English students. Such a study is necessary to help  instructors incorporate diverse and various literary materials into the Special Professional English course curriculum.

Key words: Literary materials, audiovisual, Professional English, proficiency.

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