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Approaches to teaching ESP and EAP in open and distance learning

Shrestha, Prithvi (2012). Approaches to teaching ESP and EAP in open and distance learning. In: IATEFL ESP SIG Pre-Conference Event: Cutting-edge developments in teacher education, materials design, and assessment and testing in ESP and EAP, 19 March 2012, Glasgow.

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The field of ESP (including EAP) has grown tremendously over the last four decades. It seems to have flourished not only in English-speaking countries but also in countries where English is used as a foreign language. However, its growth in the open and distance learning sector seems to be limited and the ESP literature appears to report very little with regard to this sector. In this talk, I will be presenting the approach(es) followed by OpenELT in The Open University UK while designing two modules for open and distance learning: one ESP and another EAP. I will also share the implication of producing these two modules for other ESP/ EAP practitioners.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Author
Extra Information: 46th Annual IATEFL conference, Glasgow, 19 – 23 March 2012

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Keywords: English for specific purposes; English for academic purposes; distance learning
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Languages
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 33628
Depositing User: Prithvi Shrestha
Date Deposited: 10 May 2012 08:49
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 03:11
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