Developing Courses in English for Specific Purposes by Helen Basturkmen

Developing Courses in English for Specific Purposes



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ISBN: 023022797X, 9780230227972
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Page: 172
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English for Specific Purposes (ESP) was a relatively new development when I started my career as a teacher of English language skills in 1974. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. The development of an academic discipline can be traced in the pages of the journals in which its teachers and researchers publish. Helen Basturkmen, “Developing Courses in English for Specific Purposes” P.lgrave M.cmillan | 2010 | ISBN: 023022797X | 256 pages | File type: PDF | 1,1 mb. English for Specific Purpose is an off-shoot of language for specific purposes (LSP) and a branch / sub-movement of ELT which began in the 1960s. Envclopedia of Language and Education, First Edition, Volume 7: Language Testing and Assessment. The development of IELTS: A study of the effect of background knowledge on reading comprehension. In both General English and classes for English for Specific purposes, my aim is to build a solid foundation for my students but what the students often want is a quick-fix that offers value for money and an 'answer. Such a process viewed the classroom contextually, It should be pointed out that students had never used the political concepts or terms in English, and this was not an English for Specific Purposes course which generally introduces students to academic terms through vocabulary lists and paper exercises. To confront these issues the researcher sought to improve classroom practice through a design-based research process.

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