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Johns, Ann M. – English for Specific Purposes, 1998
Although English for Academic Purposes researchers have devoted considerable attention to written texts, they have paid less attention to the use of visual representation in the disciplines. This article describes strategies of a first-year university student as she privileges visual texts in both her macroeconomics and reading/writing classes.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, English for Academic Purposes, Higher Education
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Richards, Rebecca T. – English for Specific Purposes, 1988
Describes an intensive English for Specific Purposes (ESP) thesis-writing course. The course focuses on total discourse learning needs and uses an interactive model of needs analysis to target the learning needs of students. (Author/CB)
Descriptors: College Students, Content Area Writing, Course Content, English for Special Purposes
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Hess, Natalie; Ghawi, Mohammed – English for Specific Purposes, 1997
Describes a framework for training prospective English-as-a-Second-Language instructors in teaching language through a content approach. Presents a teacher-education model integrating an undergraduate literature course, an English for Academic Purposes methodology course and a content-based pre-academic second language instruction course. (33…
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), English for Academic Purposes, Higher Education
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Kasper, Loretta Frances – English for Specific Purposes, 1997
Presents evidence that content-based instruction at the intermediate level of English language proficiency not only enhances performance at that level but may also help to facilitate English-as-a-Second-Language students' subsequent performance in the college academic mainstream and increase their likelihood of earning a college degree. (27…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Community Colleges, English (Second Language)