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Genre-Based Language Teaching

  1. Christine M. Tardy

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0453

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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M. Tardy, C. 2012. Genre-Based Language Teaching. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The basic principle of genre-based language teaching is that awareness of the forms, purposes, and social contexts of texts will aid in writing development.


  • language teaching;
  • language for specific purposes;
  • writing