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Materials for Language for Specific Purposes

  1. Thomas A. Upton

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0750

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Upton, T. A. 2012. Materials for Language for Specific Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Tomlinson (1998) defines language learning materials as “anything which is used by teachers or learners to facilitate the learning of a language” (p. 2).

Keywords:

  • language teaching;
  • teaching methods in applied linguistics;
  • language for academic purposes;
  • language for specific purposes