• Emma Riordan


This book puts forward a comprehensive argumentation for Language for Teaching Purposes. In this introductory chapter, I set out the rationale for and the background to the development of a new area within Language for Specific Purposes which aims to provide language education for teachers of a language who are not native speakers of that language. I provide an overview of the empirical research project which forms the basis of the book and present an outline of each of the chapters and how they contribute to the argumentation.


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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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