• Emma Riordan


This final chapter draws together the argument for Language for Teaching Purposes as an area for research and practice within Language for Specific Purposes. I outline the contributions that the book makes to the research and practice of the non-native speaker language teacher. I consolidate the arguments for the sub-discipline of Language for Teaching purposes in terms of the type of language used in the language classroom, the specificity of the learner group and the target tasks the group must perform. I provide recommendations for further research and the development of relevant courses.


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  • Emma Riordan
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  1. 1.German Department School of Languages, Literatures and CulturesUniversity College CorkCorkIreland

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