English for Teaching Purposes
- Unit 1. Implications for lecturers switching to English as the classroom language
- Analysing the critical issues (contextual, linguistic, motivational and methodological aspects). Level of English. Managing anxiety. Improve through re-thinking your teaching to improve it. Teachers’ discourse. Analysing real practice and choosing a particular class as a basis for later course work.
- Unit 2. Functions related to delivering courses through English (1)
- Functions related to discourse structure: beginning and ending a class, concluding. Functions related to clarifying concepts for the students: giving examples, classifying, comparing and contrasting, defining.
- Unit 3. Functions related to delivering courses through English (2)
- Functions related to information management: describing processes, expressing cause and effect, describing graphs, helping learners to manage new information. Functions related to evaluation: expressing certainty, presenting evidence, giving one’s opinions. Functions related to induction: giving instructions, motivating learners. Functions related to socialisation: handling classroom interactions and questions in the learning environment.
- Unit 4. Recording your class
- Recording the class sequence analysed throughout the course.