Approaches to English for Specific and Academic Purposes

Perspectives on Teaching and Assessing in Tertiary and Adult Education
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Michael Joseph Ennis, Jemma Prior

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2020, 223 pag.
  • ISBN: 978-88-6046-170-4
  • DOI: 10.13124/9788860461711

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This volume presents a selection of eight papers presented at three symposia on English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) that were held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. The experiences detailed in the chapters offer a representative sample of the diversity of approaches to teaching and assessing ESP and EAP that were shared on those occasions. The contributions vary markedly by teaching and research context: whereas some report the results of meticulously planned research projects, others describe in detail cases embedded in specific contexts in Italy and in the US; others analyse the specialised language of particular discourses or domains, or reflect upon teaching methods and materials.

Contenuto

  1. Front Matter
  2. Introduction
    Jemma Prior, Michael Joseph Ennis
  3. Let’s Negotiate: Learner Autonomy in Action in a University ESAP Course
    Jemma Prior
  4. Teaching English to Refugees in Italy: A Case Study
    Karoline Steckley
  5. Reshaping the Language of Mathematics and Physics: Some Intersemiotic and Interlinguistic Issues
    Michela Canepari
  6. Teaching and Assessing Academic Writing for Tourism Studies: An Example of Reflective Practice from the Field
    Michael Joseph Ennis
  7. Anglicisms in the Discourse of Brexit: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Italian Newspapers
    Valeria Fiasco
  8. Learner Corpora and Embedded Assessment of Undergraduate EFL Writing: The Case of Metadiscourse Markers
    Letizia Cirillo
  9. Communication in a Globalized World: Advanced English and its Assessment in the 21st Century
    Sharon Hartle
  10. Seven “Secrets” to Improving Pronunciation
    Todd Alden Marshall

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