Introducing English for Academic Purposes is an accessible and engaging textbook which presents a wide-ranging introduction to the field, covering the global and institutional position of EAP as well as its manifestations in classrooms and research contexts around the world. Each chapter provides:
a critical overview introducing readers to theory- and research-informed perspectives;
profiles of practice to guide readers in putting theory to use in real world contexts;
tasks, reflection exercises and a glossary to help readers consolidate their understanding;
an annotated further reading section with links to online resources to enable readers to extend their knowledge.
Covering both theoretical and practical issues, Introducing English for Academic Purposes is essential reading for studentsof applied linguistics, and pre-service and in-service teachers of EAP.
Maggie Charles is tutor in English for Academic Studies at Oxford University Language Centre, UK. Diane Pecorari is Professor of English Linguistics at Linnaeus University, Sweden. Both writers have many years' experience of teaching and researching English for Academic Purposes in contexts around the world.
Acknowledgements Introduction Section I The Field of EAP Chapter 1 The Scope of English for Academic Purposes Chapter 2 The Global Context of EAP Chapter 3 The Institutional Contexts of EAP Section II Planning for EAP Chapter 4 EAP Approaches and Methods Chapter 5 Planning EAP Provision Chapter 6 EAP Materials Section III Teaching and Assessing EAP Chapter 7 Academic Discourse Chapter 8 Academic Vocabulary Chapter 9 Written Expert Genres Chapter 10 Written Learner Genres Chapter 11 Spoken Genres Chapter 12 Assessment and Feedback in EAP Index