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Demand High EAP

Demand High EAP | TELT | Scoop.it

"I strongly believe we need to be (re)creating a climate of knowledge building in the EAP classroom." Steve Kirk

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Steve Kirk argues that in language for academic purposes classes, fluency activities where learners "just speak" are insufficient: learners also need to learn to develop "contentful" contributions.  

 

I think a) this is also true of other second/foreign language teaching contexts and b) a strong version of task-based teaching can help address this concern.

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Building e-AP Awareness: Steve Kirk

Building e-AP Awareness: Steve Kirk | TELT | Scoop.it

"I think there are two kinds of e-AP tool: those that connect fairly directly to teaching practice, and those that can help inform, organise and build EAP teacher scholarly knowledge."

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The role of technology in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) - application of the TPACK framework, and call for integration, stability, open practices ...

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