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Situated within the increasingly pertinent field of study and research known as English for Scientific and Professional Purposes (ESPP), Gateways to Arts Management aims to provide an accessible and comprehensive introductory textbook catering to a B1-level student audience. The volume is intended for students enrolled in English language courses within the domains of economics and the arts at the undergraduate level, or for those pursuing a master’s degree in cultural heritage management. Its content make it equally valuable as a resource for professionals within the museum sector.
The textbook explores the significance of various linguistic practices that occur within the realms of visual arts, cultural heritage, museum operations, conservation, and various aspects of art management. By integrating vocabulary and contexts specific to careers in these fields, each reading provides systematic instruction that immerses students in the fundamental elements of language, with particular emphasis on both oral and written communication skills.
Gateways to Arts Management is structured into eight modules, each of which incorporates a diverse selection of texts addressing topics pertaining to critical issues. These texts aim to provide concrete examples of professional and academic language, fostering a pragmatic approach to sector-specific communication among students.
Furthermore, the text is complemented by a concise grammar reference section, which clarifies the essential language structures necessary for effective communication within a professional work environment.
Titolo: Gateways to Arts Management
di Raffaella Picello