English for Specific Purposes (EDPJ5018)


This unit will examine issues in the teaching of English for specific purposes (ESP). Topics covered include definitions and the history of ESP, English for academic purposes, English for business purposes, skills development and ESP, needs analysis, course design, materials development, program evaluation and assessment.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


group presentation (10%); course design outline (40%); and course design project (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.