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English for Academic Purposes by Liz Hamp-Lyons

Smt. S. B. Gardi Department of English, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Bhavnagar M.A. Semester 3 English Language Teaching 1 Unit 1: The role of English in India English for Academic Purposes by Liz Hamp-Lyons Introduction: Over the past 25 years TESL/TEFL in universities/colleges and other academic settings - or in programmes designed to prepare non-native users of English for English-medium academic settings - has grown into a multi-million-dollar enterprise around the world.Teaching those who are using English for their studies differs from teaching English to those who are learning for general purposes only, and from teaching those who are learning for occupational purposes.Background: The practice of teaching EAP has been with us for a long time - wherever individual teachers of non-native students in academic contexts have taught with a view to the context rather than only to the language - but the term 'EAP' first came into general use through the British o…