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Research Perspectives on English for Academic Purposes : Cambridge Applied Linguistics - John Flowerdew

Research Perspectives on English for Academic Purposes

Cambridge Applied Linguistics

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Published: 7th May 2001
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The number of non-native students studying in English-medium universities has increased over the past decade. Paralleling this growth is the interest in English for Academic Purposes (EAP). No one research-based volume has yet investigated the theoretical issues and pedagogical concerns of the area. This wide-ranging volume of specially commissioned articles from leading scholars in the field aims to bring to the wider community current research in the field and its implications for pedagogy. It offers a state-of-the-art representation of research in EAP and will help define the field in the coming years.

Preface
Introduction to Part I
Issues in EAP: A preliminary perspective
Language use, language planning and EAP
EAP-related linguistic research: An Intellectual History
Linguistic research and EAP pedagogy
International scientific English: The language of research scientists around the World
Discipline specificity and EAP
World Englishes: issues in and from academic writing assessment
Addressing issues of power and difference in ESL academic writing
I'll go with the group": Rethinking 'Discourse community' In EAP
EAP Assessment: issues, models, and outcomes
Introduction to Part II
The EAP curriculum: issues, methods, and challenges
Twenty years of needs analyses: reflections on a personal journey
The curriculum renewal process in English for academic purposes programs
Team teaching in EAP: Changes and adaptations in the Birmingham approach
Does the Emperor have no clothes? A re-examination of grammar in content-based instruction
The specialised vocabulary of English for academic purposes
Language learning strategies and EAP proficiency: Teacher views, student views, and test results
Issues in EAP test development: What one institution and its history tell us
Teaching writing for academic purposes
Reading academic English: Carrying learners across the lexical threshold
Incorporating reading into EAP writing courses
The development of EAP oral discussion ability
Second language lecture comprehension research in naturalistic controlled conditions
Designing tasks for developing study competence and study skills in English
Promoting EAP learner autonomy in a second language University context
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521805186
ISBN-10: 052180518X
Series: Cambridge Applied Linguistics
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 484
Published: 7th May 2001
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.79