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LN5526: ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

 As Education is becoming increasingly globalised more and more people are studying through a second language . To meet the needs of these learners a distinct form teaching EAP has been developed.

The course will take  a historical look at the development of English for Specific Purposes and the impact it has had on current EAP practice.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Robert Millar
  • Ms Julie Bray

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • MSc Tesol

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will take  a historical look at the development of English for Specific Purposes and the impact it has had on current EAP practice.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Reflective commentary 30% (1500 words); Essay 70% (2500 words).

Resit: ‚Äč100% 2 hour exam.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Formative comments will be given on reflective commentary week 7

A process approach will be followed with written assignment, with students receiving feedback on outlines and extract from first draft

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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