In a recent interview included in the latest issue of the EDHEC Research HighlightsPeter Daly, Associate Professor of Business Communication, Director of MSc in Management Studies and Dennis Davy, Associate Professor of English explained the "Language boundary-crossing by business school faculty using English as a medium of instruction", the title of their latest academic publication on this topic.

"[...] What they felt they lost most as professors is their spontaneity, their ability to improvise, to use small talk, automatic routines and ready-made formulae, to employ a range of vocabulary and paraphrase as well as their awareness of register and style. What they gained is that they prepared more and rehearsed more than they would have to in French, students found that their restricted vocabulary was clearer, they brought extensive cross-cultural knowledge to the students as they used French cultural examples and illustrations in class, they developed greater linguistic flexibility"

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