Language for Specific Purposes (Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics 1st ed. 2015)

Language for Specific Purposes (Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics 1st ed. 2015)

By: Stephen H. Moore (author), David R. Hall (author), Sandra Gollin-Kies (author)Paperback

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This book fully explicates current trends and best practices in LSP, surveying the field with critical insightful commentary and analyses. Covering course areas such as planning, implementation, assessment, pedagogy, classroom management, professional development and research, it is indispensable for teachers, researchers, students.

About Author

Sandra Gollin-Kies is an Associate Professor, Director of Intensive English and co-creator of the Masters Program in Linguistics (TESOL) at Benedictine University, Chicago, USA. She most recently authored "Methods reported in ESP research articles" published in English for Specific Purposes. David Hall was an Associate Professor in the Linguistics Department at Macquarie University, Australia, where he worked in research, research supervision, teaching, and administration. His research areas included language for specific purposes, materials development, language teacher education by distance, and learner-centredness /learner autonomy. David passed away in February 2014. Stephen Moore is a Senior Lecturer in the Linguistics Department at Macquarie University, Australia. He has worked in the fields of ELT, ESP, discourse analysis, and language assessment for more than 20 years. His recent research has included investigating the discourse of financial planners and the spoken discourse of accountants.


Introduction PART I: CONCEPTS AND ISSUES 1. Historical and Conceptual Overview of LSP 2. Key Trends Affecting Learning, Teaching and Researching LSP 3. LSP in the 21st century: At the Intersection of Globalisation, Technology and Applied Linguistics PART II: LSP IN THE CLASSROOM 4. Course Planning 5. Course Design and Implementation 6. Measuring LSP Learning and Course Effectiveness 7. Inter-disciplinary and Multi-disciplinary Contexts 8. LSP and Methodology/Pedagogy 9. LSP Classroom Management and Professional Development PART III: CONDUCTING APPLIED RESEARCH IN LSP 10. Research Practices in LSP 11. Case Studies in LSP Research 12. Researchable Projects PART IV: RESOURCES 13. Key Sources

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  • ISBN13: 9781403946409
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9781403946409
  • weight: 379
  • ISBN10: 140394640X
  • edition: 1st ed. 2015

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