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ESP: Assignment 2 (individual) February 27, 2011

Posted by I Made Sujana, English Department University of Mataram Lombok, Indonesia in Students' Assigment on ESP.
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ASSIGNMENT

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES (ESP)

[English Dept./VAB/I Made Sujana]

 

 

You can choose either:

  1. to design syllabus using an ESP approach

OR

  1. to write critical review on ESP theories or its application

 

A. SYLLABUS DESIGN

You have to do need analysis before designing syllabus by using competency/skill-based syllabus design on particular workplace (e.g. English for Secretary, English for Banking, etc.). The kind of English you choose at the same time becomes the title of your syllabus. The length of the paper is 10-15 pages (not including appendix)

 

I.                   INTRODUCTION

The importance of English

Brief review of an ESP approach in syllabus design

Method of doing needs analysis

 

II.                NEEDS ANALYSIS

Target Group

Responsibilities/Duties of the Target Group

Translating the Duties into Communicative Needs

Translating the Communicative Needs into Competency/Skill and Sub-skills

Translation of the Competency into Materials

 

III.             SAMPLE OF THE SYLLABUS

You have to write a sample of syllabus (at least for 5 meetings)  consisting of

a.       Language Skills

b.      English Competency

c.       Topics

d.      Source of Materials

 

Skills Competency Topics Source of Materials
       
       

 

REFERENCE

APPENDIX: (e.g. sample of materials)

 

B. CRITICAL REVIEW

You have to review critically theories of ESP or their application. Your argument must be supported by at least 5 references (books or journal articles of ESP). The length of the paper is 8 pages (2000 words).  It consists of:

 

I.                   INTRODUCTION

II.                DISCUSSION

III.             CONCLUDING REMARKS

Due date: on the day of ESP final exam (depend on schedule)

REFERENCES

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