Tag Archives: applied linguistics

ESP Project Leader Profile: Elizabeth Matthews

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP Project Leader Profile, we visit Elizabeth Matthews at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. In her profile, she addresses aviation English, the development of leadership skills in pilots and cabin crew, and International … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Starbucks, and ESP Collaboration at TESOL 2017

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I attended the TESOL annual convention in Seattle for three days.  On the 21 March, I participated in leadership meetings. On the 24th, I needed to leave my hotel at 3:00 am in order to catch a flight to return … Continue reading

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Linguicism Simulation Classroom Activity

Shannon Tanghe
Shannon Tanghe

As my previous blog discussed, linguicism, or linguistic discrimination, happens more often than many are aware—in society as a whole, in local communities, and even in school classrooms.  Because it is often overlooked, there is a need for increased awareness. … Continue reading

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Teaching Cohesion

Robert Sheppard
Rob Sheppard

We all want our students to produce coherent, cohesive writing. Since I first started teaching, I’ve asked my students to produce “coherent, cohesive writing.” Thing was, back then I could have clearly defined neither coherent nor cohesive, nor could I have … Continue reading

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2013 TESOL Graduate Student Forum: A Welcome Start to TESOL

Amy Walton and Erin Todey
Amy Walton and Erin Todey

The day before the start of a conference there is a sense of excitement in the air. The long hallways await the shuffle of feet from one session to the other; the many rooms are ready to accommodate the hundreds … Continue reading

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