Category Archives: TESOL Blog

Practical Considerations for Teaching English Abroad

Maxi-Ann Campbell
Maxi-Ann Campbell

One concern I heard at TESOL’s 2017 Convention was the decreasing size of English language programs in the United States. Whether it’s because of the turbulent politics on travel bans or a combination of other factors, many ESL teachers are … Continue reading

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ESP for Developing Creativity

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I have been thinking recently how ESP may be a good way to develop creativity. As I wrote in Marta Baffy’s profile, ESP project leaders seem to have expertise in multiple areas. Having expertise in multiple areas and being … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Kirsten Schaetzel

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the 35th ESP Project Leader Profile, we meet Kirsten Schaetzel, who was previously a program director at Georgetown Law School and is currently an ESL specialist at Emory University School of Law. (My thanks go again to … Continue reading

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ESP and the Power of Persuasion

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In a business English class, we were looking at the Monroe Motivated Sequence, which is a framework used to make a persuasive presentation. If you look carefully at the steps in the framework, you can see connections … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Vince Ricci

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP project leader profile, we meet Vince Ricci, who wears many hats. He is both an ESP practitioner and a graduate school/MBA admissions counselor when he works with his Japanese clients to prepare them for the … Continue reading

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