Shifting the Balance: promoting autonomy and self-reflection in ESP

Barbora Chovancová and Štepánka Bilová Masaryk University Language Centre, Brno, Czech Republic barbora.chovancova@law.muni.cz, stepanka.bilova@law.muni.cz Abstract The modern trend in language teaching emphasises the need to develop skills that enable students to become self-sufficient in their future life with a foreign language. We describe two different learning situations in which learner autonomy is promoted; the first being…

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