The Application of English Specific Purpose (ESP) At Tertiary Level in Aceh
Idaryani Nurdin1, Fidyati2, Dewi Kumala Sari3, Rasyimah4

1Idaryani Nurdin, Faculty of Law, University of Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Indonesia.
2Fidyati, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Indonesia.
3Dewi Kumala Sari, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Indonesia.
4Rasyimah, Faculty of Economics, University of Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 09 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 1392-1394 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F12460476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Regarding required English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum at tertiary level in Aceh,English teacher should pay serious attention on the background of general English of the students so that the studentswill bewell prepared to learn ESP for purpose of future professional communication. In response to these needs, the studyreports two following issues; first, the differences between learning ESP and general English, and second, the issues of ESP application at tertiary level in Aceh, Indonesia. The studyis done by reviewing some articles or books on ESP. The primary issue is the analysis of learners’ specific needs among the students limitation of adequate background of general English knowledge in term of learning English Specific Purpose. Other issue addressed is the integration of grammatical knowledgeof the students in learning English Specific Purpose in relation with the required curriculum of teaching ESP at tertiary level in Aceh. The study shows that being of benefit to teachers who may encounter problems in teaching ESP along with students’ limited general background of English knowledge.
Keywords: Grammar, General English, Teaching ESP.
Scope of the Article: Collaborative applications