English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) [entry]

Rosemary Wette
2018 The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching   unpublished
The modern requirements to the educating professionals in every sphere arise in every specialism, even in the new and developing. The actual demand in training the cynological translators assistants of show judges is becoming increasingly actual. Thus, this study is centered on student perceptions of ESP course for cynological translators to increase course efficiency and student learning, which is thought to be the first research in this area. Using students survey data from the two first
more » ... the two first batches of the ESP course on preparing these professionals, this article explores the linkage between the structural components of the course and the improved students' achievement, using the confirmatory factor analysis. We also examined possible suggestions for improving the design of the course. The results provided support for our theory of action about using a system structural design with practical traineeship, which results in improved student achievements. The results proved the total value of the course with the increasing absolute achievement of students and qualitative achievement and the rank correlation method.
doi:10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0199 fatcat:quwbwvnqufei3gddpn2t4cxje4