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ERIC Number: ED529819
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec-10
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
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English for Academic Purposes Activity in Language Education
Zascerinska, Jelena
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Conference of Young Scientists of Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (5th, Riga, Latvia, Dec 10, 2009)
Introduction. The greatest importance of the continuing professional development is the use of 3-5 languages, with at least 2-3 on the level of native/first language to form varied cooperative networks for the creation of new knowledge. English for Academic Purposes activity as a form of life activity is a basic demand for studying English for Academic Purposes. Aim of the Study. Aim is to identify and analyze English for Academic Purposes activity on the pedagogical discourse. Materials and methods. The search for English for Academic Purposes activity on the pedagogical discourse involves a process of analyzing the meaning of key concepts "English for Academic Purposes", "joint activity" and "outcome". Moreover, the study demonstrates how the key concepts are related to the idea of "English for Academic Purposes activity". Main results: the study presents a potential model for development indicating how the steps of the process are related following a logical chain: English for Academic Purposes [right arrow] English for Academic Purposes activity [right arrow] outcome [right arrow] empirical study. Conclusions. English for Academic Purposes activity offers many interesting possibilities for studying English for Academic Purposes lifelong, life-near and lifewide learning. (Contains 2 tables.)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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