ERIC Number: EJ1018833
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Teaching English for Science and Technology: An Approach for Reading with Engineering English
Porcaro, James W.
English Teaching Forum, v51 n2 p32-39 2013
Recognizing the relevance of English for Specific Purposes, this article outlines an approach for using authentic readings in a course in Engineering English. The article describes the importance of needs analysis, rhetorical focus, and reading for content; it suggests content for 15 lessons and provides a sample worksheet and other suggestions for assessment.
Descriptors: English for Science and Technology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Engineering Education, Needs Assessment, Worksheets, Content Area Reading, Teaching Methods, Rhetoric, Course Descriptions, Course Content, Course Evaluation, Foreign Countries
US Department of State. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs, SA-5, 2200 C Street NW 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.forum.state.gov
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan