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ResTES: Systemic Functional Linguistics in EAP scholarship


Abstract Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) is extensively applied to describe disciplinary discourse and has informed large-scale academic literacy initiatives in higher education. In this session, we want to focus on the usefulness of SFL in practitioner-led, classroom-based scholarship. The case studies we present focus on different aspects of SFL, showing how they’ve illuminated a range […]

ResTES: Scholarship into EAP Assessment

Themes Repurposing rating scales to evaluate EAP course quality Methods to explore why EAP practitioners joined the TAFSIG Piloting Network Using your Virtual Learning Environment for item analysis Abstract The last 20 years has seen an increase in assessment-related outputs at BALEAP events (Charles, 2022) - this is clearly a rich space for EAP scholarship. […]

BALEAP AGM and 50th Anniversary Event

University of Manchester

The BALEAP AGM and 50th Anniversary Event will take place on Saturday 2 April at the University Language Centre, University of Manchester.  This will be a full day celebrating BALEAP’s 50th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of the Journal of English for Academic Purposes (JEAP).   The AGM is members only but the rest of the […]

ResTES: Ethics in EAP scholarship

Abstract This ResTES will provide a forum to discuss some ethical issues in EAP scholarship. Participants will be encouraged to consider whether EAP has a moral or ethical basis and how this might or might not relate to the purposes of our scholarship endeavours. Some concerns regarding access to scholarship opportunities will be highlighted before […]

BAS: Serendipity and/or Structure?

BAS annual event   Serendipity and/or structure? Building sustainable collaborations with the University   University of Bristol   10:00 - 10:30 Arrival and registration 10:30 - 11:45 Re-envisioned BAS criteria for re-envisioned EAP: University of Bristol's SDG-focused Pre-sessional 12:00 - 13:00 Collaboration as the key to thriving in the University space: A South African perspective […]

NFEAP: Beginnings

We are pleased to announce the 15th annual Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes summer conference, which will take place on Thursday the 9th and Friday the 10th of June 2022 at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), Oslo, Norway. The theme for the 2022 conference is Beginnings. To write is to begin. No matter how […]

ResTES: Legitimation Code Theory in EAP scholarship

Abstract  This ResTES workshop provides an introduction to Legitimation Code Theory (LCT) and how it can be used to inform scholarship and enhance practice in EAP. LCT is a theoretical framework for researching and improving education and is fast becoming a valuable addition to the EAP practitioner’s toolkit and knowledge base. Participants will hear from […]

PIM: EAP and Intercultural Communication

The Language Centre at the University of Leeds hosted a one-day Professional Issues Meeting (PIM) on the relationship between Intercultural Communication and EAP on Friday 17th June, 2022. The PIM was held on campus at the University of Leeds and presentations were live-streamed where possible. Colleagues were also able to submit and view recorded presentations online.   Plenary Speakers Professor Prue Holmes, University […]