Challenges in Teaching ESP: the Issue of Integrating Language and Content.


  • V. I. Kalinichenko


The Bologna and Post-Bologna processes in European higher educational institutions have shifted significantly educators’ views on teaching and learning English for Specific Purposes (ESP) at tertiary professional establishments with certain global, national and institutional ESP reform policies to have been implemented [6]. Numerous researches has been carried out recently covering both the high level of theoretical considerations within the context of up-to-date ESP instruction issues and a set of examples on useful classroom practices that could reduce substantially the scope of challenges for ESP teachers nowadays [1–8]. When discussing the issue of the abstract suggested the basic characteristic features of ESP (English for Specific Purposes), CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) and CBI (content-based instruction) are worth taking into consideration.


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