Teaching Academic and Professional English Online

Teaching Academic and Professional English Online

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In the last few years Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have emerged as a transforming element in language teaching and learning and have become an integral part of many courses of English for professional and academic purposes (ESP). This collection brings together contributions from ESP teachers, who provide an account of educational experiences involving ICTs and share their practices, successes, failures and reflections. Most papers in the volume report on blended learning experiences, where teachers use either Course Management Systems like WebCT or Moodle, or online learning environments created by themselves. altBRg The contributions give ideas on how to develop pedagogically sound online language learning materials. Additionally, they discuss issues related to online language pedagogy and promote the development of online learning.With reference to Algeos classification, Weblish has revealed that a recurrent word-formation process is the use of composites and particularly of affixation ( prefixes). Typical Weblish prefixes which have been found by students in ICT lexiconanbsp;...

Title:Teaching Academic and Professional English Online
Author:Isabel González-Pueyo
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2009


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