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English for Academic Purposes

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English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes

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R. R. Jordan

English Type

International English







Date Published

March 1997

Product description

The book looks at study skills and other central concerns of EAP, such as needs analysis, syllabus and course design, methodology and materials, learning styles, tests and exams, and academic style and genre analysis. In addition to general EAP, the book also considers subject-specific language and the production of teaching materials. Throughout, it takes a user-friendly approach in which theoretical considerations are balanced with practical experience. Issues are discussed and illustrated, but readers are also encouraged to form their own opinions by means of stimulating introspect and discuss sections at the end of each chapter.

Key features

  • This book provides a comprehensive overview of EAP theory and practice for the EAP teacher.
  • Each chapter ends with reader tasks, which encourage readers to reflect on the ideas discussed.
  • The book is user-friendly and accessible.

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