ERIC Number: ED201184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The University of Malaya English for Special Purposes Project (UMESPP). ELT Documents, 107.
British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
A program in English as a second language (ESL) was introduced at the University of Malaya in 1975. The purpose of the program was to develop English skills in the students of the university, with a focus on reading. The present report is a description and evaluation of this program. The following articles are included: (1) "Reading for Meaning" by Malcolm Cooper; (2) "Strategies for Reading" by Nesamalar Chitravelu; (3) "Reading Projects: Science" by Liew Sau Pheng; (4) "Spoken Interaction" by Khong Chooi Peng; (5) "The Role of Testing in UMESPP" by Tan Soon Hock; and (6) "The Revised Version of the UMESPP Material: A Resume" by Nesamalar Chitravelu. (JB)
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Science Education, Second Language Programs, Speech Skills, Testing
The British Council, Printing and Publishing Department, 65 Davies Street, London W1Y 2AA, England (2.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
Identifiers: University of Malaya (Malaysia)