Publisher description for English for academic purposes : a guide and resource book for teachers / R.R. Jordan.


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Counter This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) for teachers. It not only looks at study skills, but also at 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 author also considers subject-specific language and the production of teaching materials. Throughout, the author adopts 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.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English language Study and teaching (Higher) Foreign speakersEnglish language Rhetoric Study and teaching, Academic writing Study and teaching