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The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes

Edited by: Ken Hyland , Philip Shaw

Print publication date:  January  2016
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138774711
eBook ISBN: 9781315657455
Adobe ISBN: 9781317328100

10.4324/9781315657455
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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.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  General and specific EAP Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Academic literacies Download PDF
Chapter  4:  English as the academic lingua franca Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Composition studies and EAP Download PDF
Chapter  6:  EAP, EMI or CLIL? Download PDF
Chapter  7:  EAP in multilingual English-dominant contexts Download PDF
Chapter  8:  EAP at the tertiary level in China Download PDF
Chapter  9:  EAP in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Academic reading into writing Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Language and L2 writing Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Dialogic interaction Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Listening to lectures Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Acquiring academic and disciplinary vocabulary Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Systemic functional linguistics and EAP Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Corpus studies in EAP Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Ethnographic perspectives on English for academic purposes research Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Intertextuality and plagiarism Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Genre analysis Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Multimodal approaches to English for academic purposes Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Intercultural rhetoric Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Critical perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Undergraduate assignments and essay exams Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Lectures Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Textbooks Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Seminars Download PDF
Chapter  27:  PhD adviser and student interactions as a spoken academic genre Download PDF
Chapter  28:  PhD defences and vivas Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Genre approaches to theses and dissertations Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The academic poster genre Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Research articles Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Interpersonal meaning and audience engagement in academic presentations Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Research blogs, wikis, and tweets Download PDF
Chapter  34:  EAP in school settings Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Common Core in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  36:  EAP pedagogy in undergraduate contexts Download PDF
Chapter  37:  EAP support for post-graduate students Download PDF
Chapter  38:  English for professional academic purposes Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Writing centres and the turn toward multilingual and multiliteracy writing tutoring Download PDF
Chapter  40:  EAP management Download PDF
Chapter  41:  EAP teacher development Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Needs analysis for curriculum design Download PDF
Chapter  43:  EAP materials and tasks Download PDF
Chapter  44:  CALL and electronic media Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Assessment of English for academic purposes Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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