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English for Specific Purposes : Cambridge Language Teaching Library - Tom Hutchinson

English for Specific Purposes

Cambridge Language Teaching Library

Paperback

Published: 30th March 1987
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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.

' ... highly recommended to all practising and would-be ESP teachers for its commonsense and practical approach ... an important contribution to the continuing ESP debate and a model of clarity, brevity and interest.' Jonathan Seath, EFL Gazette

Thanks; Introduction
What is ESP?
The origins of ESP
The development of ESP
ESP: approach not product
Course Design
Language descriptions
Theories of learning
Needs analysis
Approaches to course design
Application
The syllabus
Materials evaluation
Materials design
Methodology
Evaluation
The Role of the ESP Teacher
Orientation
Appendix
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index
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ISBN: 9780521318372
ISBN-10: 0521318378
Series: Cambridge Language Teaching Library
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 30th March 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 13