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ERIC Number: EJ263247
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Les fins et les moyens d'un enseignement de l'anglais en vue d'objectifs specifiques (Teaching English for Special Purposes: Objectives and Approaches).
Widdowson, H. G.
Etudes de Linguistique Appliquee, v43 p8-21 Jul-Sep 1981
Argues against the thesis that a thorough study of the language used in the relevant professional environments is necessary and sufficient to produce adequate instructional materials for special purposes language courses. Maintains that this purely functional approach to language teaching ignores fundamental communication needs and impairs student motivation. Societe Nouvelle Didier Erudition, 40 rue du Fer-a-Moulin, 75005 Paris. (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: French
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