EOP was also seen as an opportunity for personal development among those who

Eop was also seen as an opportunity for personal

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EOP was also seen as an opportunity for personal development among those who have a long-term goal to improve English communication skills of work and life. Students maybe reluctant to attend the class.
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Basic Features of an ESP course 1. ESP is goal oriented. 2. ESP is based on needs analysis. 3. ESP is time-bound. 4. ESP is for adults. 5. ESP is discipline specific.
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Advantages of ESP 1. Being focused on the learner’s need, it wastes no time 2. It is relevant to the learner 3. It is successful in imparting learning 4. It is more cost-effective than General English
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Motivation in ESP has a profound effect
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Carrier Content vs. Real Content Carrier content refers to the subject matter of an exercise Real Content refers to the language or skill content of an exercise
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Discourse Analysis What speakers do in a conversation defined as the analysis of language 'beyond the sentence'
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Types of Discourse Analysis 1. Discourse and Frames Frame analysis is a type of discourse analysis that asks, What activity are speakers engaged in when they say this? What do they think they are doing by talking in this way at this time?
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2. Turn Taking Conversation is an enterprise in which one person speaks, and another listens. Speakers have systems for determining when one person's turn is over and the next person's turn begins. This exchange of turns or 'floors' is signaled by such linguistic means as intonation, pausing, and phrasing.
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3. Discourse Markers little words like 'well', 'oh', 'but', and 'and' that break our speech up into parts and show the relation between parts
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4. Speech Acts Speech act analysis asks not what form the utterance takes but what it does.
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Genre Analysis Genre is a term for grouping texts together, representing how writers typically use language to respond to recurring situations
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Genre Analysis Focused on structure, style, content and intended audience
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Needs Analysis What is the meaning of “needs”? Students’ study or job requirements Objectives Necessary: what the learner needs to do Lacks: what students do not know or cannot do in English
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Needs Analysis Activities that are involved in collecting information that will serve as the basis for developing a curriculum
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