ERIC Number: ED258463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The ESP Teacher: Role, Development and Prospects. ELT Documents 112.
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.
A collection of papers on the profession of teaching English for special purposes includes: "Scenes of Endless Science: ESP and Education" (A. Crocker); "Some Problems of a World-Wide Profession" (T. Johns); "The EST Teacher: A Negative View" (G. Greenall); "The Helpful EST Teacher" (W. Robinson); "A Way Forward: A Fusion of Two Cultures" (M. Jackson, J. Price); "The ESP Teacher's Role -- Implications for the 'Knower-Client' Relationship" (P. Early); "The Contribution of Discourse Analysts to ESP and of ESP Practitioners to Discourse Analysis" (P. Robinson); "Self-Directed Learning Systems and the Role of the ESP Teacher" (G. Blue); "The First Five Seconds: The ESP Teacher and 'Out-of-the-Blue' Language" (O. Farrington); "How Many People? Opposing Views on the Function and Preparation of the ESP Teacher" (F. Chambers, J. McDonough); "Leading the ESP Teacher to the Literature" (J. Swales); "The Potential Benefits to the ESP Profession from Greater Awareness of Developments and Practices in L1 Communication Skills Learning" (R. Williams); "The Uses of an Analytic Generator: The Computer as Teacher of English for Specific Purposes" (T. F. Johns); "ESP Teachers, Computers and Research" (P. Skehan); and a report of four working groups at a 1981 conference of the Special English Language Materials for Overseas University Students group. (MSE)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Discourse Analysis, Educational Research, English for Special Purposes, Independent Study, Language Teachers, Sciences, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Technology
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.