Needs analysis for language course design: a holistic approach to ESP

Marjatta Huhta (Editor), Karin Vogt (Editor), Esko Johnson (Editor), Heikki Tulkki (Editor), David R. Hall (Editor)

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    An essential toolkit for language teachers who need to design language courses for working professionals, vocational schools, undergraduate and graduate students. Needs Analysis for Language Course Design is a handbook for those who prepare and teach courses in ESP. The book shows the reader how needs analysis can be used to create a detailed profile of the professional learner and how this profile can then be used to tailor make a course in language and communication for working professionals and for those studying towards a professional or vocational qualification
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCambridge
    PublisherCambridge University Press
    Number of pages266
    ISBN (Print)9780521128148
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


    • English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers
    • English language--Study and teaching (Higher)--Foreign speakers
    • English language--Business English--Study and teaching
    • English language--Technical English--Study and teaching

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