Radu, Mirela
February 2009
Romanian Journal of Stomatology;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p74
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the roles of teachers in teaching English for Medical Purposes (EMP) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). It highlights the concept of ESP and issues in ESP curriculum design. It also compares the teaching approach and methods of ESP and EMP. It states that ESP and EMP teaching method was limited to training in special medical terms and translating texts. It defines ESP as teaching and learning of a foreign language for utilitarian purposes. It indicates that EMP is designed to help the medical student who plans to study medicine in English.


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