Delian Gaskell

 

 


 

Delian Gaskell is an Instructor in the Center for Language Education at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She teaches and coordinates undergraduate courses in Business Communications and writing. Her professional interests include blended learning, computer-aided language learning, the use of ‘flipped’ classrooms, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.




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Sep 25th 2017

This course aims to improve your Business English language skills by developing your vocabulary and reading skills and your understanding of tone, style and knowledge of communication methods. We'll also cover how these language skills can enhance audience analysis, business case analysis and basic business communication strategies. Skills learned in this course will often be referred to and needed to complete the speaking, writing and cross-cultural communications courses of this Specialization.

Average: 6.4 (17 votes)
Sep 4th 2017

This course aims to improve your Business English speaking skills by developing your use of vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, spoken communication skills within a Business context, and your ability to deliver professional business speeches for specific purposes.

Average: 3.9 (22 votes)
Sep 4th 2017

This course aims to prepare you for working in an cross-cultural Business setting. We'll learn about common cross-cultural theories and how they are relevant to everyday business practices in a globalised world. By combining all of your vocabulary, reading, speaking, and writing skills that you acquired in the previous three courses, you will learn how language plays an important role in cross-cultural communication.

Average: 2.8 (5 votes)

Jun 6th 2017

Introducing strategies for developing your spoken English communication skills in the context of doing business in Asia. The use of English for doing business in multinational settings is a fact of life for many business people. As Asian economies expand and become more involved in the global economy, a lingua franca – a language used to communicate among groups of people who do not share a mother tongue – is needed to exchange information.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Jun 6th 2017

Introducing strategies for developing your written English communication skills in the context of doing business in Asia. The use of English for doing business in multinational settings is a fact of life for many business people. And, as Asian economies expand and become more involved in the global economy, having the ability to write clear and concise English is important when exchanging information.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Jul 11th 2016

This course aims to improve your Business English writing skills by developing your use of vocabulary, grammar, understanding of different business writing genres, and your ability to write professional business documents. Skills learned in this course will be used in the cross-cultural communications course and help prepare you to produce the professional business documents in the Capstone project.

Average: 4 (4 votes)