The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics. Forty-four chapters are organised into eight sections covering:

  • Conceptions of EAP
  • Contexts for EAP
  • EAP and language skills
  • Research perspectives
  • Pedagogic genres
  • Research genres
  • Pedagogic contexts
  • Managing learning

Several researchers in the Department of English have contributed to this volume, including:

Beyza Björkman, with a chapter on "PhD adviser and student interactions as a spoken academic genre"

Maria Kuteeva, with a chapter on "Research blogs, wikis, and tweets"

Spela Mezek, with a chapter on "PhD defences and vivas", co-authored with John Swales

Philip Shaw, with a chapter on "Genre analysis"

Link to the publication:

The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes