Ken Hyland is Professor of Applied Linguistics and director of the Centre for Applied English Studies at the university of Hong Kong. He has published over 150 articles and 18 books on language education and academic writing. He was founding co-editor of the Journal of English for Academic Purposes and is now co-editor of Applied Linguistics, one of the most relevant publications on linguistics matters in the whole world.
Read the following article included with 20th aniverary Ibérica issue and answer to the following questions:
Which are the main fields dealt in this article about ESP?
Name some of the pioneers ESP authors mentioned by Hyland in the text as well as any relevant work.
Why is EAP referred so many times in this article?
The following video (suggested by Pilar Moral) explain in a quite clear way the concept of ESP. Have a look and share your opinions using the comments option.
John Swales is one of the most relevant authors at ESP studies. He has written several articles and books dealing with discourse, EAP, ESP or genre among many other applied linguistics topics.
Read the following article, one of the IBERICA issue devoted to celebrate AELFE 20th aniversary, and answer to the questions bellow:
A text and its commentaries: Toward a reception history of “Genre in three traditions” (Hyon, 1996)
Why are genre studies so important for ESP research?
Enumerate different kinds of quotations mentioned by this author derived from Hyon’s works.
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