Academic English: Theory & Practice (A guide for students in higher education)
The book of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative, and comprehensive introduction to English for academic purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts, and applications of this fast-growing area of applied linguistics. The book illustrates how widely EAP is practiced and the variety of research traditions that have influenced current understandings of academic English. This book is a comprehensive and truly international compendium of theory, research and practice in the field of EAP. The target audience for this book is upper undergraduates and postgraduates on language as well as teachers, researchers, program administrators, and educators in universities and schools.