ERIC Number: ED176542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
English for Specific Purposes. ELT Documents.
British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
The seven papers in this collection describe projects in English for academic purposes. Analysis of the communication needs of learners is discussed in "English for Academic Purposes: Practice Material for the Listening Comprehension and Writing Needs of Overseas Students," by R.R. Jordon and Alan Matthews. The pedagogic advantages of authentic resource materials are discussed by Martin Phillips and Clarence Shettlesworth in "How to ARM Your Students: A Consideration of Two Approaches to Providing Materials for ESP.""Developing a Flexible ESP Programme Design" by R.G.D. Chamberlain and M.K.S. Flanagan discusses the learner's need for English for sociocultural purposes. Specific programs are described by Tom Jones in "The Foundation Course in Laboratory Procedures at King Faisal University CSE Project," and Philip King in "The CSE Programme for Medical Students at KAAU and the Science or Language Dilemma." Selection of material and equipment is discussed by G.M. Greenall in "Designing Science Writing Materials" and by Joseph Cleary in "The Use of Video-Tape Recordings on the Communication Skills in English Project, KAAU." (JB)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Course Content, Course Descriptions, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Skills, Listening Comprehension, Medical Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Science Instruction, Science Materials, Second Language Learning, Student Needs, Writing Skills
English Teaching Information Centre, The British Council, 65 Davies St., London W1Y 2AA England (2 British pounds)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
Identifiers: English for Academic Purposes