Teaching English for Academic Purposes - APPL942

Added on - 12 Sep 2021

  • APPL942

    Course

  • 13

    Pages

  • 3501

    Words

  • 5

    Views

  • 0

    Downloads

Trusted by +2 million users,
1000+ happy students everyday
Showing pages 1 to 4 of 13 pages
1
English Language and Linguistics
2
Table of Contents
Introduction......................................................................................................................................4
Cox and Hill.....................................................................................................................................4
Audience For The Text................................................................................................................4
Academic Discourse Selected For Attention...............................................................................4
Treatment Of These Features.......................................................................................................5
Recommendation.........................................................................................................................6
Oshima and Hogue..........................................................................................................................6
Audience For The Text................................................................................................................6
Academic Discourse Selected For Attention...............................................................................6
Treatment Of These Features.......................................................................................................8
Recommendation.........................................................................................................................8
Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................9
Reflection.......................................................................................................................................10
References......................................................................................................................................12
3
4
Introduction
English for Academic Purposes or EAP is a way of providing education on English which targets
to educate pupils. This set up is usually followed in the higher studies by utilization of language
for studying purposes in the right way (Kuteeva, 2011). EAP is often termed as English for
Specific Purposes (ESP). the EAP lays stress upon interactive sessions of learning with the help
of a revised syllabus and accurate study notes, projects and works. This helps in projection of the
autonomy of the learner. This also aims to bring in the advanced technology while imparting
education. In the process of EAP the objectives should be recognized of what the students are
capable of achieving and what they will learn (Martin, 1993).
The aim of this report is to analyze two different chapters from two different books. The books
include, “Cox and Hill” and “Oshima and Hogue”. The report elucidates a detailed analysis of
the chapters in these books as to how they would be helpful for the students and whether they are
recommended for students for their education.
Cox and Hill
Audience For The Text
The first book, which is discussed in the report is English for Academic Purposes by Cox and
Hill. It is an undergraduate level book, which uses a direct voice to analyze different concepts
associated with the correct usage of English Language. The chapter called ‘Reading and Critical
Thinking’ is emphasized upon.
Academic Discourse Selected For Attention
Reading is the process of recognizing and identifying the accepted symbols and signs to bring
out a specific meaning. It is oral expression as opposed to writing of the matters understood
through the means of languages (McHaney, Cronan & Douglas, 2016). Critical thinking means
and includes a summarized analysis of the information and other knowledge deciphered from a
Particular subject (Stevenson, 2011). The process of critical thinking cannot be done by novices
since it involves a sound understanding, rationality and reasoning of matters. Reading and
critical thinking involves the following elements namely: vocabulary and scanning, The
challenges around globalization and looking out for the key ideas. The vocabulary and scanning
desklib-logo
You’re reading a preview
Preview Documents

To View Complete Document

Click the button to download
Subscribe to our plans

Download This Document