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EAP 2013 – The Future of English for Academic Purposes 
Saturday 04 May 2013, 10:00 - 17:00
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A conference organized by The Language Centre of Humboldt University and ELTABB

Attendance free, limited to 100 participants

Detailed conference programme and registration:



09:30 Welcome and opening remarks

09:45 Plenary lecture: Martin Hewings Applications of corpus analysis in EAP research, learning, and teaching.


10:45 Coffee break


11:15 – 12:45 Parallel workshops

Assessment: mod. Annette Stemmerich
English for Teaching: mod. Martin Bradbeer and David Bowskill
Task-based Language Learning: mod. Mat Plews
Writing for Research: mod. Jeffrey Verhey


12:45 Lunch


13:45 – 14:25 Afternoon presentation 1

Gary Anderson: English Profile
Tom Ottway: Critical thinking in EAP—The Hero’s Journey
Steve Kirk: Can EAP be good for your ELF?
Evan Frendo: Analysing corpora to teach financial English


14:35 – 15:15 Afternoon presentation 2

Judith Mader: Issues involved in teaching culturally mixed groups and the way forward
Dale Coulter: Lexical Approach and lexical notebooks in EAP
Conrad Heyns: Training for EAP Teachers – Successfully spinning plates…
Ed Hackett: Placement Testing – What can it tell us about the communicative competence of students?


15:15 Coffee break


15:45 Panel discussion: The future of EAP
Nick Byrne, Nicky Owtram, Tom Ottway, Thomas Vogel
Chair: David Bowskill

16:45 Closing remarks

17:00 End 


Sponsored by Cambridge University Press/Klett Verlag, Oxford University Press, Cornelsen Verlag, Cambridge English Language Assessment, Humboldt University Berlin, TH Wildau, ELTABB, with the speakers’ home institutions. Thank you for your support.

Location Humbolt University Berlin, Dorotheenstrasse 24 (behind the main building), Berllin,
Contact David Bowskill, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Anne Hodgson, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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