Tag Archives: English for Specific Purposes

ESP Project Leader Profile: Ronna Timpa

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! When you think about the hotel industry, which ESPers come to mind? I immediately think about Ronna Timpa, and in this TESOL Blog post, I am excited to present her ESP project leader profile! When I think … Continue reading

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Teaching Leadership With the World’s First $9 Computer

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the first two ESP project leader profiles (Kristin Ekkens and Charles Hall), we have been able to gain insights into how these two leaders communicated to influence stakeholders and to achieve success in the healthcare industry … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Charles Hall

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this second TESOL Blog post on the professional communication of ESP project leaders, you will read the profile of Charles Hall.

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Inspiration for ESP Collaboration: GPS at UCSD

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! At the same time that TESOL International Association is making changes to its governance, the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies  (IR/PS) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is changing its name. The new … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Learners for the Unexpected

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the training that we do as ESP practitioners, we are often preparing our students to do something that they will be expected to do. For example, we may be preparing students for presentations that they will … Continue reading

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ESP Giants at TESOL 2015 in Toronto!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! If you were able to attend the conference in Toronto, I would love to hear your voice in the comments to this TESOL Blog post below! Since I was unable to attend the conference this year, I … Continue reading

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David Kertzner’s Two Cents on Technology in ESP

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As an ESPer, I listen to David Kertzner when he talks. Why? I expect to learn something. David’s company, Proactive English, is described on its website as “a web-integrated, English language and communication training provider serving multinational … Continue reading

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Disney Music for Business English Training

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! How do you get your students to visualize certain business situations when you are in the classroom? For such visualization, I have found Disney’s “Behind the Mic” video of the song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen … Continue reading

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ESPers as Active Learners

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As an ESP practitioner, how often do you find yourself in the role of a student? In this TESOL Blog post, I will focus on the ESPer’s role as a learner based on some of my own … Continue reading

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The Personal Brands of ESPers

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As an ESPer, what do you consider to be your area of expertise? Do you specialize in working with a specific group of professionals such as medical doctors or lawyers? Do you excel in training others to make … Continue reading

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