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Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes (Cambridge Language Assessment)

by Dan Douglas

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ELT: teaching theory & methods,
  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
  • Language,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • English,
  • English as a Second Language,
  • Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7747219M
    ISBN 100521584957
    ISBN 109780521584951

    This chapter consists of three parts: (1) an overview of the basic screening and assessment approach that should be a part of any program for clients with co-occurring disorders (COD); (2) an outline of the 12 steps to an ideal assessment, including some instruments that can be used in assessing COD; and (3) a discussion of key considerations in treatment matching. This book must be read as a comparative, and not a symptomato-logical, study. It was not my intention, on the basis of a particular type of knowledge or body of ideas, to draw up a picture of a period, or to a language for specific purposes in medieval and renaissance Britain, L.

    How is English for Specific Purposes (ESP) different from English as a Second Language (ESL), also known as general English?. The most important difference lies in the learners and their purposes for learning English. ESP students are usually adults who already have some acquaintance with English and are learning the language in order to communicate a set of professional skills and to perform. Languages for Specific Purposes: Searching for Common Solutions 3 kind of language or methodology. Here, the authors see the specificity in the specific end product the language teaching is aiming to achieve, i.e. to provide the learners with the language according to their learning context.

    “Language for Specific Purposes is an excellent resource for readers interested in LSP from the perspective of study, practice or research. With its well-researched discussion of key topics and unique examples from all over the world, this book has something to offer for both novices and those with previous knowledge of by:   Researchers note, that “the ESP literature has expanded enormously†(Swales, ) and “teaching materials in languages for specific purposes have evolved in the last years dramatically†(Laborda, ), most of them base their investigations on difference between general language and language for specific purposes. Olga Cited by: 1.


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This book is a specialized book on assessment of LSP competency. It provides an indepth look on the issue of assessing the language competencies of specific language users. It also goes over the principles of language testing with a fresh by: Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book is essential reading for anyone intere /5. Green, Anthony The Companion to Language Assessment. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in evaluating languages for specific purposes (LSP).

Full text views reflects the number of PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Cited by: 1Review Testing language for specific purposes (LSP) refers to that branch of language testing in which the test content and test methods are derived from an analysis of a specific language use 3/5(1).

Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes (Cambridge Language Assessment) Dan Douglas This book is essential reading for anyone interested in evaluating languages for specific purposes (LSP). Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes - by Dan Douglas December Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes. Dan Douglas; Online ISBN: Author: Dan Douglas. Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes. Antony John Kunnan. University of Macau. [email protected]; ALTE Cluj Meeting, April Testing language for specific purposes (LSP) refers to that branch of language testing in which the test content and test methods are derived from an analysis of a specific language use situation, such as Spanish for business, Japanese for tour guides, Italian for Author: Douglas, Dan.

Douglas, D. Assessing languages for specific purposes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. in progress: A context-led English language assessment system.

Testing language for specific purposes (LSP) refers to that branch of language testing in which the test content and test methods are derived from an analysis of a specific language use situation, such as Spanish for Business, Japanese for Tour Guides, Italian.

Discover why assessment of English for Specific Purposes isn’t just the assessment of general language proficiency with specific terminology thrown in, but a different matter altogether.

Aptis is a flexible English test that was developed by language experts at the British Council. Knapp and Seidlhofer () asserted that while discussing Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP), in the majority of cases we refer to English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

ESP is "the area of Author: John M. Swales. Cambridge University Press ( pages) T his text offers an overview of what language for specific purposes (LSP) tests are, how they are developed, how they are used, and how they are changing.

It begins by defining LSP testing as a special form of communicative language testing. - Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes Dan Douglas Index More information ".1 0F/1,0,F// $ & ’ ˚) $. The authors conclude that the word “Language” in the phrase “Languages for Specific Purposes” refers to language in context and therefore a functionalist approach to its study has usually dominated in LSP.

The degree of specificity needs to be determined in each case and depends on the degree of effectiveness and efficiency required. T his text offers an overview of what language for specific purposes (LSP) tests are, how they are developed, how they are used, and how they are changing. It begins by defining LSP testing as a special form of communicative language testing.

English For Specific Purposes is an international peer-reviewed journal that welcomes submissions from across the world. Authors are encouraged to submit articles and research/discussion notes on topics relevant to the teaching and learning of discourse for specific communities: academic, occupational, or otherwise specialized.

Assessing languages for specific purposes. Cambridge University Press. Dudley-Evans, Tony & Maggie Jo St. John. Developments in English for specific purposes: A multidisciplinary approach. Cambridge University Press.

English for specific purposes. Orr. (Ed). TESOL Publications. Johns, Ann M. English and Assessment The teaching of English for specific purposes Nicos Sifakis Lecturer, Hellenic Open University Vassiliki Rizomilioti Alexandra Athanasiou EAP, Course Design and Evaluation, Business English and Assessment ∞ ° ° 6 8 / 2 VOLUME 2 ISBN Assessing language for specific purposes.

[Dan Douglas] -- This text examines the issues surrounding the implementation of tests of language for specific purposes.

It includes an in-depth discussion of the issues, an examination of the current exams, and a. The anthology Languages for specific purposes: program design and evaluation collected by Mackay and Palmer (M&P), addresses those issues in the C. Chaudron / Languages for specific purposes development of specific-purpose programs that are less language-based, that is, needs assessment, program evaluation, the setting of objectives and Cited by: 1.Processing Natural Languages.

In the first part of the book general issues about learning languages with computers are explored. Arnó presents in the first chapter, Information Technology and Languages for Specific Purposes in the EHEA: Options and Challenges for the Knowledge Society, an.Abstract. Language for special or specific purposes, LSP, is the traditional term for the various linguistic variants used in professional history of the field reveals an early theoretical interest in the description of various sublanguages, which are assumed to exist within the general language system in response to specific professional by: 9.