Teaching Language for Academic Purposes
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
How to Cite
Hyland, K. 2012. Teaching Language for Academic Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Language for academic purposes teaching refers to a distinctive approach to language education based on an identification of the specific language features, discourse practices, and communicative skills of target academic groups, and which recognize the particular subject-matter needs and expertise of learners (Hyland, 2006).
- discourse analysis;
- language teaching;
- language for academic purposes