koolitus Birthe Mousten


is arranging


A training, June 2012

The Art of Language for Specific Purposes - Teaching Different Audiences Different Content


Lecturer: PhD Birthe Mousten, Aarhus University, Denmark



Venue: Eesti Maaülikool / Estonian University of Life Sciences, Language Centre, Kreutzwaldi 1-119, Tartu


Participants: 15; The target group is linguists and philologists involved in teaching Language for Specific Purposes in the institutions of higher education.



9.30 - 11.00


Focus on the learner. Language skills:

Reading – methods for practicing reading for comprehension, information should be given to the student, to understand the most of the text with as optimal time as possible. Methods to give guidelines to the student for finding an appropriate text for (home)reading.

Specific terminology – methods for analysing in a language class. Using databases for terminology.

Speaking – monologue and dialogue. Speaking practice as preparation for presenting an optimal presentation.



Focus on the learner. Language skills:

Listening – techniques and methods

Writing – optimal feedback formats in academic writing

13.45 -15.15

Influences of mother tongue of the student learning ESP


LSP learning experience in other countries


The seminar is supported by ESF PRIMUS programm.


Eesti Maaülikooli keelekeskus

Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 1, Tartu 51014, tel (+372) 731 3162, e-post ylle.sihveremu.ee