Volume 15, Numéro 2, Pages 59-104

Needs Analysis As A Starting Point For Designing A Syllabus For English Specific Purposes Courses

Authors : Fazilet Alachaher (benzerdjeb) .


English has become a lingua franca in many areas of modern science and technology leading to the growing demand for English for specific purposes courses. As the abbreviation suggests, such courses should cater for very specific needs - those of particular groups of people working in various narrow fields. Most universities who acknowledge this tendency try to equip their students with both knowledge of the subject matter and the skills to cope in the foreign language.


ESP; English; Syllabus; Courses; Objectives