Tag Archives: business English

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 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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A Model for TESOL Leaders: A Virtual Choir

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! Before the start of a business English class for adult learners in Japan, the students and I were looking at the Virtual Choir 2.0 first presented by composer Eric Whitacre in a 2011 Ted Talk titled A Virtual … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Kay Westerfield

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the 30th ESP project leader profile, we meet the founder of the ESP Interest Section, a former member of the TESOL Board of Directors, and one of the TESOL 50 at 50 award winners, Kay Westerfield. … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Debra Lee

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP Project Leader Profile, Debra Lee shares her expertise in online course development in business English for Ukrainians displaced by the Russian/Ukrainian conflict.

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