Specialised English: New Directions in ESP and EAP Research and Practice provides an authoritative and cutting-edge account of the latest avenues of research and practice in the dynamic field of Specialised English. Ken Hyland and Lillian Wong present 17 specially commissioned chapters by some of the world’s leading experts to offer discussions of key topics in research, theory and pedagogy from a variety of international perspectives. Divided into three sections which focus on conceptual issues, text, and classroom practice, this book:
Specialised English is essential reading for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers in EAP/ESP and applied linguistics, as well as pre- and in-service teachers and teacher educators.
Section one: Conceptual issues in specialised language use
1. Academically speaking: English as the Lingua Franca
2. What do we mean by ‘Workplace English’? A syllabus framework for course design and assessment
3.Genre as interdiscursive performance in English for Professional Communication
4. Power in English for Academic Purposes
5. EAP practitioner identity
Section two: Focus on texts
6 Academic interaction: Where’s it all going?
7. Exploring critical thinking in academic and professional writing: A genre-based approach
8. Vocabulary in university tutorials and laboratories: Corpora and word lists
9. Researching the impact of ‘the culture order’ in professional workplace contexts
10. Multimodal student texts: Implications for ESP
11 Grappling with the personal statement: Transformation, appropriation, and externalization
Section three: Focus on practice
12. Tools and strategies for Data-Driven Learning (DDL) in the EAP writing classroom
13. Implementing disciplinary data-driven learning for postgraduate thesis writing
14. English as a lingua franca and learner English in disciplinary writing: A corpus perspective
15. Academic writing feedback: Collaboration between subject and EAP specialists.
16. Directives in academic writing tutorials: How do different teaching styles affect their use?
17. Seeking supervisor collaboration in a School of Sciences at a Chinese university