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Methods for Language for Specific Purposes

  1. Jill Northcott

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0764

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Northcott, J. 2012. Methods for Language for Specific Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

This entry begins with a general consideration of whether or not LSP has distinctive teaching methods and it then gives an overview of seven common methodological features of LSP instruction. The entry concludes with developments in LSP which have led to methods now considered as distinctive areas of language teaching in their own right.

Keywords:

  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • methods;
  • language for academic purposes;
  • language for specific purposes