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Title Teaching English for academic purposes (EAP) in Japan : studies from an English-medium university / Rachael Ruegg, Clay Williams, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (IX, 192 pages) : 19 illustrations
Series English Language Education, 2213-6967 ; 14
English language education (Springer (Firm)) ; v. 14.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. What we should know before teaching EAP in Japan: Influences of high school learning experiences on learning attitudes of English language -- 3. Putting on 'a mantle of imagination': Drama pedagogy for motivating spontaneous speaking in Japanese university students -- 4. Integrated discussion: Cultivating cross-cultural engagement -- 5. Word recognition and semantic processing by Japanese English learners -- 6. Online and paper-based extensive reading: Perceptions of EAP students -- 7. Meaning making through microblogging in language education -- 8. Increasing autonomy in learners of EAP writing: An exploratory study -- 9. Argumentative writing among EAP students -- 10. Action research on teaching APA to non-native English freshmen -- 11. Peer feedback across borders -- 12. Developing EAP materials: Transforming learning through in-house textbooks -- 13. Conclusion
Summary This book focuses on appropriate English for Academic Purposes instructional concepts and methods in the Japanese context. It investigates a variety of pedagogical techniques, addressing the fundamental academic English skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - as well as assessment and materials development. All the research included was conducted in Japanese university settings, thus shedding new light on the effective implementation of EAP teaching and learning activities with Japanese learners of English. This book is of interest to anyone working in an EAP context at the secondary or tertiary level, especially those which include Japanese learners
Subject English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Japan
English language -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Education, Higher.
Language and education.
Form Electronic book
Author Ruegg, Rachael, editor
Williams, Clay (Clay Hunter), editor.
ISBN 9789811082641