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English for Specific Purposes: Discourse Analysis and Course Design

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) has become an important focus both in the English and non-English speaking world and much has been written on that specific area of English language teaching (ELT) in the last 40 years or so to fulfil the needs of prospective ESP students worldwide. As a consequence, the field now has a healthy body of research lines, scholarly publications and teaching materials. English for Specific Purposes: Discourse Analysis and Course Design is the latest ESP offering whose purpose is to present readers with an overview of ESP theory and practice and to provide original and innovative ideas about the structure of an introductory one-semester (60 h) course on English for Science and Technology. Such a course is intended for advanced undergraduates in ELT and/or students in Master's programs in applied linguistics who are interested in teaching ESP and want to have a general overview of the latest research in this field. The book undoubtedly fills a gap not only in the ESP literature, but also in the much broader field of Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP). Its author, Marı́a del Pilar Garcı́a Mayo, drew on her experience both in the design and in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png English for Specific Purposes Elsevier
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