Models of syllabus design in teaching ESP (Geoscience)

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Abstract

The current article considers the basic theoretical approaches to ESP teaching in terms of adequacy of the ways to incorporate ESP syllabus into Geoscience education programs to the course content and applied teaching strategies. In order to define the most appropriate model of ESP syllabus design, the analysis of two models of ESP teaching “subject teacher involvement” (course is delivered by subject teacher only) and “tandem teaching” (subject teacher and language teacher) was carried out. Based on the revealed limitations and needs analysis results, a new model of ESP syllabus design was proposed, namely, “cluster ESP teaching”, which involves subject teacher, language teacher and native speaker (company/business representative). It was proved that the given model is employment-related and flexible in terms of education process (involvement of students with different language and subject background, implementation of various teaching techniques, block hours alteration). All the revealed advantages foster students’ motivation and increase their professional and intercultural competences. In addition, it can be used in teaching ESP within various education programs and enable teachers to cope with a number of problems that usually arise.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, SGEM 2016
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining - Conference Proceedings
PublisherInternational Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference
Pages899-906
Number of pages8
Volume3
ISBN (Electronic)9786197105575, 9786197105605, 9786197105674
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference: Ecology, Economics, Education and Legislation, SGEM 2016 - Albena, Bulgaria
Duration: 30 Jun 20166 Jul 2016

Conference

Conference16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference: Ecology, Economics, Education and Legislation, SGEM 2016
CountryBulgaria
CityAlbena
Period30.6.166.7.16

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Keywords

  • Employment market
  • ESP teaching
  • Needs analysis
  • Students’ motivation
  • Syllabus design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geology
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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Korotchenko, T., Matveenko, I., & Strelnikova, A. (2016). Models of syllabus design in teaching ESP (Geoscience). In 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, SGEM 2016: Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining - Conference Proceedings (Vol. 3, pp. 899-906). International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference. https://doi.org/10.5593/SGEM2016/B53/S22.115

Models of syllabus design in teaching ESP (Geoscience). / Korotchenko, Tatiana; Matveenko, Irina; Strelnikova, Anna.

16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, SGEM 2016: Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining - Conference Proceedings. Vol. 3 International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference, 2016. p. 899-906.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Korotchenko, T, Matveenko, I & Strelnikova, A 2016, Models of syllabus design in teaching ESP (Geoscience). in 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, SGEM 2016: Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining - Conference Proceedings. vol. 3, International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference, pp. 899-906, 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference: Ecology, Economics, Education and Legislation, SGEM 2016, Albena, Bulgaria, 30.6.16. https://doi.org/10.5593/SGEM2016/B53/S22.115
Korotchenko T, Matveenko I, Strelnikova A. Models of syllabus design in teaching ESP (Geoscience). In 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, SGEM 2016: Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining - Conference Proceedings. Vol. 3. International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference. 2016. p. 899-906 https://doi.org/10.5593/SGEM2016/B53/S22.115
Korotchenko, Tatiana ; Matveenko, Irina ; Strelnikova, Anna. / Models of syllabus design in teaching ESP (Geoscience). 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, SGEM 2016: Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining - Conference Proceedings. Vol. 3 International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference, 2016. pp. 899-906
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