Teaching English for Academic Purposes
Teaching English for Academic Purposes

Teaching English for Academic Purposes

English Language Teacher Development

FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY

49 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $18.95 (CA $25.95) (US $18.95)

Publication Date: August 2014

ISBN 9781942223368

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Overview

Why do students feel that mastering academic English is difficult? Is it really so different from other types of English? The authors present academic English as a particular type of English that is not necessarily better, fancier, or harder; rather, it is simply a different kind of English that is usually learned in scholastic settings after general English has been acquired. This easy-to-follow guide shows how learning academic language can be achieved by developing a set of skills that can be honed with practice, effective instruction, and motivation.