English for Specific Purposes

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 29, 1987 - Foreign Language Study - 183 pages
English for Specific Purposes offers the teacher a new perspective on this important field. The main concern is effective learning and how this can best be achieved in ESP courses. The authors discuss the evolution of ESP and its position today; the role of the ESP teacher; course design; syllabuses; materials; teaching methods, and evaluation procedures. It will be of interest to all teachers who are concerned with ESP. Those who are new to the field will find it a thorough, practical introduction while those with more extensive experience will find its approach both stimulating and innovative.
 

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Contents

approach not product
16
Theories of learning
39
Needs analysis
53
Section3 Application
79
Materials evaluation
96
Methodology 12 8
128
Evaluation
144
The role of the ESP teacher
157
resources
170
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