more This paper examines the use of portfolios as pedagogical tools for developing academic writing.
In particular, it considers the value of multi-drafting, where learners reflect on the learning of a text type as well as focusing on micro and macro aspects.
Over the past few decades, there has been much discussion on the value of attempting to teach any kind of literature, whether it...
more The teaching of literature has recently been resurrected as a vital component of English language teaching.
Discourse communities develop around the genres upon which it establishes itself.
Lexis is essentially a compilation of vocabulary, so each community has its own terminology specific to that group.
It does not examine how the discourse on globalization is articulated and worked out ...
The field of English for specific purposes (ESP), which addresses the communicative needs and practices of particular professional or occupational groups, has developed rapidly in the past forty years to become a major force in English...
When describing these characteristics, Swales notes several things.
Goals can be published in documents or be implicit; high level or abstract.