More than ever, professional English is now cruising towards an enormous challenge in the European university context due to the extremely significant moment we are living in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The European convergence process is demanding immediate reflections, serious analyses, and profound reforms in specialized language teaching that lead to reach Bologna standards by 2010.altBRg This book aims to present an overview of professional English in the current academic landscape in Europe. It intends to shed light on a range of issues, both theoretical and practical, related to ESP, focusing on discourse analysis, corpus analysis, information and communication technologies, methodological approaches, curriculum design, and empirical research into language learning in broad terms. Because teachers need to be researchers and inquirers, this overview thus makes a contribution to the professional English field with the purpose of highlighting several important questions in the entire ESP academic mainstream. Scholars from different European universities explore specialized languages and document ESP teaching methodologies at university levels from a multidimensional perspective.In June 2004, the UK registered container vessel, Hyundai Dominion, and the Hong Kong registered container vessel, Sky ... However, some of those interviewed admitted that they sometimes found the accent of others on board difficult to understand. ... to discuss anything other than the minimum necessary to perform their job: just to give or understand instructions. ... Branch 2005: 32) In particular, the lookout on the bridge of Hyundai Dominion at the time of collision was Turkish.
|Title||:||English in the European Context|
|Author||:||Ángeles Linde López, Rosalía Crespo Jiménez|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2010|