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  1. Key Background Reading 11 items
    The books in this section all include background chapters on the weekly topics. They are a good place to start and will be referred to most weeks.
    1. The Routledge handbook of English for academic purposes 2016

      Book Essential This extensive handbook includes a wider range of chapters covering much of the current literature and issues.

    2. EAP essentials: a teacher's guide to principles and practice - Alexander, Olwyn, Argent, Sue, Spencer, Jenifer 2008

      Book Essential

    3. Introducing English for academic purposes - Maggie Charles, Diane Pecorari, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2016

      Book Essential This is an excellent introductory book

    4. English for academic purposes: a guide and resource book for teachers - Jordan, R. R. 1997

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    5. Theory and concepts of English for academic purposes - Bruce, Ian, 1953- 2011

      Book Recommended

    6. UEfAP: EAP Background Reading

      Webpage  The Uefap web site is full of resources, including this extensive EAP related list of references

    7. The Cambridge guide to teaching English to speakers of other languages - David Nunan, Ronald Carter 2001

      Book  Chapter 18 is available via Online Resource Button.

    8. UEfAP: EAP Background Reading

      Webpage  The Uefap web site is full of resources, including this extensive EAP related list of references

  2. Week 1 : Introduction to EAP & TEAP; key concepts 8 items
    1. Core reading for week 1/introduction 4 items
      Before the session you should read these two articles.
      1. English for Academic Purposes (EAP) - R. R. Jordan 1989-7

        Article Essential Pre-reading for session 1 An early 'state of the art' article on EAP.

      2. EAP: issues and directions - Ken Hyland, Liz Hamp-Lyons 2002-1

        Article Essential Pre-reading for week 1

      3. Research perspectives on English for academic purposes - Matthew Peacock, John Flowerdew 2001

        Book  See chapter 1

      4. Teacher Identity in Language Teaching: Integrating Personal, Contextual, and Professional Factors - M. C. Pennington, J. C. Richards 01/04/2016

        Article  Useful section on language teacher identity & discipline

    2. Further reading for week 1/introduction 4 items
  3. Week 2: The EAP Learner 15 items
    1. Core reading for the EAP Learner 3 items
      1. Needs analysis in language teaching - Richard West 1994-1

        Article Essential Pre-reading (1)

      2. English for academic purposes - Ken Hyland, Dawson Books 2006

        Book Essential • Chapter A2 Study Skills or academic literacy? pp 16-23 provides a succinct overview of developments in conceptualisations of EAP • Chapter A9 Needs Analysis and rights. pp73-80 discusses needs analysis from the perspective of power relationships.

    2. Further reading for the EAP learner 12 items
      1. Doing away with ‘study skills’ - Ursula Wingate 10/2006

        Article  As the title suggests, an argument against a 'study skills' approach to writing instruction.

      2. Developing courses in English for specific purposes - Helen Basturkmen, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

        Book Recommended Provides a useful discussion on needs analysis

      3. Research perspectives on English for academic purposes - Peacock, Matthew, Flowerdew, John 2001

        Book Recommended See: Cobb, T. & Horst, M. Reading academic English: Carrying learners across the lexical threshold, pp. 315-329.

      4. EAP essentials: a teacher's guide to principles and practice - Alexander, Olwyn, Argent, Sue, Spencer, Jenifer 2008

        Book Further Chapter 9 on learner autonomy is very useful

      5. Learner independence worksheets 2 - Dexter, Phil, Sheerin, Susan, International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language 1999

        Book Further

      6. Learning to learn English: a course in learner training : learner's book - Ellis, Gail, Sinclair, Barbara 1989

        Book Further General English based but transferable ideas

  4. Week 3 Disciplinary Differences 29 items
    1. Core reading for Disciplinary Differences 15 items
      1. A Classification of Genre Families in University Student Writing - Sheena Gardner, Hilary Nesi 2013-2

        Article  Essential pre-reading for week 3 This is an excellent article on disciplinary variation in student writing based on the BAWE corpus. (You can follow up aspects in the full book by Nesi and Gardner (2012) on 'Genres across the disciplines'.

      2. Teaching and Learning in their Disciplinary Contexts: a conceptual analysis... - Ruth Neumann, Sharon Parry, Tony Becher 2002

        Article Essential This article focuses specifically on undergraduate teaching and learning and how the four broad groupings can be differentiated under two main areas: knowledge related (curriculum, assessment and cognitive ) and socially related (group characteristics of teachers, types of teaching methods and learning requirements, p.401)

      3. Promoting Learning Development as an Academic Discipline - Peter Samuels 2013

        Article  This article provides a useful framework for determining a discipline, from the perspective of Learning Development as an emerging discipline.

      4. Genres across the disciplines: student writing in higher education - Hilary Nesi, Sheena Gardner 2012

        Book Essential

      5. LearnEnglish | British Council | Genre Families

        Webpage  A learner resource on genre families, this provides a clear introduction

      6. Teaching in a Digital Age

        Article  Chapter 2 for a discussion of epistemologies

      7. Towards a definition of disciplinary cultures - Tony Becher 01/1981

        Article Recommended Becher (1981) describes a study which provides an overall ‘portrayal’ of a number of disciplines. Taking an ethnographic approach, he identifies the main structural characteristics shared by six disciplines (physics, history, biology, sociology, engineering, and law), and ways in which they differ.

      8. The significance of disciplinary differences - Tony Becher 01/1994

        Article Recommended In the 1994 paper, Becher considers the implications of disciplinary differences for research, policy and practice in Higher Education

      9. Articles for group reading task : Check the moodle for article/group 6 items
        1. Business and legal case genre networks: Two case studies - Karl Uhrig 2012-4

          Article  Key resource reading for session

    2. Further reading for Disciplinary Differences 14 items
      1. Academic tribes and territories: intellectual enquiry and the cultures of disciplines - Tony Becher, Society for Research into Higher Education, Dawson Books 1989 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. What's disciplinary epistemology got to do with EAP? | Teaching EAP

        Webpage  Interesting Blog post by Alex Ding on generic and discipline specific skills

      3. PURE AND APPLIED RESEARCH IN LINGUISTICS: IS THE DIFFERENCE MERELY ONE OF MOTIVATION? - S P Corder 1979-3

        Article  Corder discusses differences between linguistics and applied linguistics

  5. Week 4 Accessing texts: reading and lectures 9 items
    This unit looks at reading and listening
    1. See chapters & sections on reading/listening/lectures  in Charles & Pecorari (2016), Alexander et al. (2008), and Hyland (2006)

    2. Core reading for Accessing texts 2 items
      1. Academic listening: research perspectives - Flowerdew, John 1994

        Book Essential

      2. Research perspectives on English for academic purposes - Matthew Peacock, John Flowerdew 2001

        Book Essential See chapter 23

    3. Further reading for Accessing texts 6 items
      1. Journal of English for Academic Purposes June 2011

        Journal  Special Issue on Listening in EAP

      2. Analysis of Expert Readers in Three Disciplines - Cynthia Shanahan, Timothy Shanahan, Cynthia Misischia 12/2011

        Article 

  6. Week 5 Discourse Analysis for EAP teachers 7 items
    1. Core reading for discourse analysis for EAP teachers 3 items
      1. University language: a corpus-based study of spoken and written registers - Biber, Douglas c2006

        Book Recommended

      2. Speaking and Writing in the University: A Multidimensional Comparison - Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad, Randi Reppen, Pat Byrd 21/2002

        Article 

      3. Register, genre, and style - Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad, Askews & Holts Library Services 2009

        Book 

    2. Further reading for discourse analysis for EAP teachers 4 items
      1. Situated learning: legitimate peripheral participation - Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger c1991

        Book 

      2. Academic writing for graduate students: essential tasks and skills - John M. Swales, Christine B. Feak c2012

        Book 

  7. Week 6 Speaking in the academy 6 items
    1. Core reading for Speaking in the academy 3 items
      1. Journal of English for Academic Purposes

        Journal  Special issue on spoken Academic English Volume 2, Number 1 (2003)

    2. Further reading for Speaking in the academy 3 items
  8. Week 7 Writing in the academy 9 items
    1. Core reading for Writing in the academy 4 items
      1. Genres across the disciplines: student writing in higher education - Nesi, Hilary 2012

        Book Recommended

      2. Genre analysis: English in academic and research settings - John M. Swales 1990

        Book 

      3. Teaching academic writing: a toolkit for higher education - Caroline Coffin 2003

        Book 

    2. Further reading for writing in the academy 5 items
      1. A process genre approach to teaching writing - R. Badger, G. White 01/04/2000

        Article Recommended

      2. Teaching and researching writing - Ken Hyland 2016

        Book 

      3. Teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language: a pedagogical grammar - Janet Zhiqun Xing c2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Chapters 6 and 7 are the two chapters that for those interested in developing their understanding of how Mandarin writing differ from English would find most useful.

  9. Week 8 Criticality: practical applications 8 items
    1. Core reading for Criticality 4 items
      1. The Palgrave handbook of critical thinking in higher education - Martin Davies, Ronald Barnett 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

    2. Further reading for Criticality 4 items
      1. Journal of English for Academic Purposes June 2009

        Journal  Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 81-148 (June 2009) Critical English for Academic Purposes

  10. Week 9 Syllabus Design for EAP 13 items
    1. Core reading for Syllabus design 3 items
      1. Developing courses in English for specific purposes - Helen Basturkmen, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

        Book Essential

      2. Introducing course design in English for specific purposes - Lindy Woodrow, Askews & Holts Library Services 2018

        Book  Provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of areas, including EAP

    2. Further reading for syllabus design 10 items
      1. Ideas and options in English for specific purposes - Basturkmen, Helen c2006

        Book Recommended

      2. Classroom decision-making: negotiation and process syllabuses in practice - Michael P. Breen, Andrew Littlejohn 2005, c2000

        Book 

      3. Developing materials for language teaching - Brian Tomlinson c2013

        Book 

      4. Syllabus design - David Nunan 1988

        Book 

      5. Teaching for quality learning at university: what the student does - John B. Biggs, Catherine So-kum Tang, Society for Research into Higher Education, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2011

        Book 

      6. Introducing course design in English for specific purposes - Lindy Woodrow, Askews & Holts Library Services 2018

        Book 

  11. Week 10 Assessment Practices for EAP 9 items
    1. Core reading for Assessment practices in EAP 3 items
      1. Assessing EAP: theory and practice in assessment literacy - Anthony Manning 2016

        Book 

    2. Further reading for assessment practices in EAP 6 items
      1. Assessing the portfolio: principles for practice, theory, and research - Liz Hamp-Lyons, William Condon 2000

        Book 

  12. General Reading: 21 items
    1. Longman student grammar of spoken and written English - Biber, Douglas, Leech, Geoffrey N., Conrad, Susan 2002

      Book  2009 edition also available.

    2. Academic writing: process and product - Robinson, Pauline C., British Council 1988

      Book Essential See: Individualising academic writing tuition (ELT Documents 129, pp. 95-99).

    3. Academic discourse: linguistic misunderstanding and professional power - Bourdieu, Pierre, Passeron, Jean-Claude, Saint Martin, Monique de, Baudelot, Christian 1994

      Book Further See: Introduction: Language and the relationship to language in the teaching situation, pp. 1-34

    4. Teaching-and-learning language-and-culture - Byram, Michael, Morgan, Carol c1994

      Book  See: Clark, R. J. (1993). Developing practices of resistance: critical reading for students of politics, pp. 113-122.

    5. Assessing the effectiveness of EAP programmes - Andy Gillett, Liz Wray, British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes 2006

      Book Recommended

    6. The Cambridge guide to teaching English to speakers of other languages - Nunan, David, Carter, Ronald 2001

      Book Essential Hamp-Lyons, L. English for academic purposes pp. 126-130. Available via Online Resource Button.

    7. Language program evaluation: theory and practice - Lynch, Brian K. c1996

      Book 

    8. The Four Strands - Paul Nation 16/04/2007

      Article 

    9. Academic writing: process and product - Robinson, Pauline C., British Council 1988

      Book Further

    10. ESP today: a practitioner's guide - Robinson, Pauline C. 1991

      Book Recommended

    11. Input in second language acquisition - Susan M. Gass, Carolyn G. Madden, Conference on Applied Linguistics 1985

      Book  See: Swain, M., Communicative competence: Some roles of comprehensible input and comprehensible output in its development pp. 235-253.

    12. EAP or TEAP? - Richard Watson Todd 2003-1

      Article Recommended

    13. Teaching to avoid plagiarism: how to promote good source use - Pecorari, Diane 2013

      Book Recommended Teaching to Avoid Plagiarism: How to Promote Good Source

  13. Exploring Language Classrooms 30 items
    1. On exploratory practice: 6 items
      1. Exploratory Practice: rethinking practitioner research in language teaching - Dick Allwright 2003-6-1

        Article  Special issue of Language Teaching Research - other articles may be useful.

      2. Understanding the language classroom - Gieve, Simon, Miller, Inés K. c2006

        Book 

    2. On classroom research in general: 5 items
      1. Classroom observation tasks: a resource book for language teachers and trainers - Wajnryb, Ruth c1992

        Book 

    3. Fostering independent learning: 0 items
    4. Critical thinking: 9 items
      1. EAP essentials: a teacher's guide to principles and practice - Alexander, Olwyn, Argent, Sue, Spencer, Jenifer 2008

        Book Essential Esp. Chapter 8

      2. Teaching study skills and supporting learning - Cottrell, Stella 2001

        Book Recommended

      3. Critical thinking skills: developing effective analysis and argument - Cottrell, Stella c2011

        Book Essential

      4. The study skills handbook - Cottrell, Stella 2013

        Book Recommended

    5. Feedback on written work: 10 items
      1. Feedback in Second Language Writing: Contexts and Issues - Hyland, Ken, Hyland, Fiona 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

      2. Writing - Tribble, Chris 1996

        Book Recommended

      3. Assessing writing - Weigle, Sara Cushing 2002

        Book Recommended

      4. EAP essentials: a teacher's guide to principles and practice - Alexander, Olwyn, Argent, Sue, Spencer, Jenifer 2008

        Book Essential Esp. chapter 6

      5. Feedback on second language students' writing - Ken Hyland, Fiona Hyland 2006-4

        Article Essential

  14. Digitised Readings 5 items
    1. How to teach listening - J. J. Wilson c2008

      Book  See: 'Listening in the world and in language learning', pp. 9-24, available via the Online Resource button.

    2. Teaching reading skills in a foreign language - Christine E. Nuttall 2005

      Book  See: 'Text and discourse' (chapter 2), pp. 20-29, available via the Online Resource button.

    3. EAP essentials: a teacher's guide to principles and practice - Olwyn Alexander, Sue Argent, Jenifer Spencer 2008

      Book  See: ' Reading' (chapter 4), pp. 119-151, available via the Online Resource button.

    4. English for academic purposes: a guide and resource book for teachers - R. R. Jordan 1997

      Book  See: 'Academic reading' (chapter 9), pp. 143-148, available via the Online Resource button.

    5. Research perspectives on English for academic purposes - Matthew Peacock, John Flowerdew 2001

      Book  See: Cobb, T. and Horst, M., 'Reading academic English : carrying learners across the lexical threshold' (chapter 20), pp. 315-329, available via the Online Resource button.