English for Specific Academic Purposes Student Partnerships Across Borders

Rolińska, Anna, Guariento, Bill and Al-Masri, Nazmi (2017) English for Specific Academic Purposes Student Partnerships Across Borders. Other. British Council, London.

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Students coming to the UK frequently join their chosen university via a pre-sessional English language course, but organisers of such courses often struggle to find staff on campus in the summer months to provide the necessary content input. This paper presents an attempt to overcome this shortfall, describing two parallel English for Specific Academic Purpose telecollaboration projects between universities in Scotland and Gaza, one involving Engineering, the other Biomedical students. We outline how the projects were organised, offer our findings, and provide a set of guidelines that may encourage similar cross-continent link-ups between universities.

Item Type: Report (Other)
Additional Information: British Council ELT research paper 18.01
Subjects: Q300 English studies
X900 Others in Education
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Business and Management
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2020 11:17
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 14:55
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/44190

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