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Description - The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes by Ken Hyland

The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics. Forty-four chapters are organised into eight sections covering:

    • Conceptions of EAP
    • Contexts for EAP
    • EAP and language skills
    • Research perspectives
    • Pedagogic genres
    • Research genres
    • Pedagogic contexts
    • Managing learning

Authored by specialists from around the world, each chapter focuses on a different area of EAP and provides a state-of-the-art review of the key ideas and concepts. Illustrative case studies are included wherever possible, setting out in an accessible way the pitfalls, challenges and opportunities of research or practice in that area. Suggestions for further reading are included with each chapter.

The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes is an essential reference for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of EAP within English, Applied Linguistics and TESOL.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138774711
ISBN-10: 1138774715
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 670
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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