Designing an ESP Course for Computer Center Personnel at the University of Costa Rica

This article refers to the pedagogical aspects that have to be taken into account when designing an ESP (English for Specific Purposes) course. The article includes three sample lessons with their activities and materials designed to teach a group of workers of the Computer Center at the University...

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Main Authors: Córdoba Cubillo, Patricia, Navas Brenes, César Alberto
Format: Artículo
Language: Inglés
Published: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
Subjects:
ESP
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/12669
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23621
Summary: This article refers to the pedagogical aspects that have to be taken into account when designing an ESP (English for Specific Purposes) course. The article includes three sample lessons with their activities and materials designed to teach a group of workers of the Computer Center at the University of Costa Rica. It also presents the evaluation and assessment instruments and rubrics to be used in this course, as well as some recommendations on how to teach an ESP English course.