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ERIC Number: ED117952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Languages for Special Purposes.
Edutec, n3 p24-33 Apr 1975
The aim of this article is to explain what the term "languages for special purposes" means and what it does not mean, to outline the rationale for such a branch of language teaching and to indcate some of the problems it poses for syllabus planners and course designers. Four principal types of problems and considerations are identified and discussed: sociological, linguistic, psychological, and pedagogic. Spanish and English versions of the article are printed side by side. (Author/TL)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Usage, Languages for Special Purposes, Material Development, Modern Language Curriculum, Organization, Professional Education, Program Development, Second Language Learning
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho 90, Naucalpan, Mexico. Apdo. Postal 325, Mexico 1, D.F. (free of charge)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Autonomous Metropolitan Univ., Mexico City (Mexico).