Assessing the Need for the Implementation of Specialized English Conversation Clubs for Ecotourism Students

  • Estefania Maldonado Escuela de Ecoturismo de la Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Ecuador
  • Sulaya Bayancela Escuela de Ecoturismo y Escuela de Ingeniería en Recursos Naturales Renovables, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Ecuador
  • Edison Salas Escuela de Ecoturismo y Escuela de Ingeniería Forestal, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Ecuador, Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia Tecnología e Innovación SENESCYT, Ecuador
  • Elsa Basantes Escuela de Finanzas, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Ecuador

Abstract

This paper evaluates the need to implement specialized conversational clubs in English for ecotourism students to improve their communication skills. This study was conducted at the Escuela de Ecoturismo, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Ecuador. Survey questionnaires were applied, to forty-one students from 4th to 8th level and eighteen lecturers, to collect their opinion regarding the implementation of specialized English conversation clubs. The results showed that both students and teachers agreed that there is a need for implementing English Conversation Clubs.

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Published
2019-07-31
How to Cite
Maldonado, E., Bayancela, S., Salas, E., & Basantes, E. (2019). Assessing the Need for the Implementation of Specialized English Conversation Clubs for Ecotourism Students. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 15(20), 120. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2019.v15n20p120