"Twenty-five years ago, the notion was you could create a general problem-solver software that could solve problems in many different domains. That just turned out to be totally wrong ." Howard Gardner
English for Specific Purposes can be for language teaching an opportunity to start from the learner's needs, from the real contest of language use and from the reasons that drive students to learn.
A starting point for the design of Language for Specific Purpose learning modules and of CLIL (content language instruction language) is the creation of LInguistic Corpora and the use of suitable analysis techniques.
This collection of articles analyses the role of Corpus analysis in syllabus design.
Articles on the use o CLIL in different subjects.
List of the most frequent first 2000 words in Standard English
List of the most frequent words (from 2000 to 5000) in Standard English