Module 06. The Skills. What’s Inside Reading skills in ESP Listening to monologue Listening and speaking skills in ESP Speaking monologue Writing skills in ESP. Reading skills in ESP - Text as a Linguistic Object (TALO) - Text as a Vehicle of Information (TAVI)
- Text as a Linguistic Object (TALO)
- Text as a Vehicle of Information (TAVI)
(Johns and Davies, 1983)
Features of monologue:
Spoken Interaction in EAP and AOP:
- Active listening
- One to one spoken interactions
- Multi person spoken interactions
Key features of oral presentations
a) The product approach
b) The process approach
c) The social-constructionist approach
d) A synthesis of approach
Designing and teaching reading courses
Micro skills and language (Richards 1983):
Teaching listening and speaking skills:
Speaking activities : provide a scenario for interaction whereas learners might find it helpful to consider first what the features of a successful interaction would be.
Showing understanding is achieved through the use of paraphrasing, summarising and questioning.
(listening): fill in the blanks, take notes and answer comprehension questions.
mostly teaching of oral presentations in EAP occurs in English-medium situations with some examples.
What is involved in writing: