Tag Archives: English for Specific Purposes

Global Resources in ESP: Considering the Integration of Language and Content

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As an educator, I find it helpful to become familiar with important approaches to language learning that may not be considered “principled ESP” but that sometimes may be related. Therefore, I would like to share with you … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: The Impact of Professional Communication Research on Organizational Communication

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I would like to share with you an outstanding book chapter that addresses issues in organizational communication from the point of view of the professional communication researcher (in contrast to the view of the trainer).

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Check out the SBA

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! Are you looking for a great site to teach the content and language of entrepreneurship?  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers free online courses for starting a business. I also recommend checking out the following free … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Teach a Man to Fish!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide!  I am sure that many of you have heard the famous quote that goes something like, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: ESP Resources for Training Young Entrepreneurs

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! At Kanda University of International Studies, my university in Japan, we will have the privilege of hearing Mr. Adnan Mahmud talk about leadership and entrepreneurship to undergraduates and unemployed adults preparing to enter or re-enter the workforce. Mr. … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Use Technology Creatively!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! In Japan, it really feels like spring is here.  The weather is warm, the trees are green, and the birds outside my window are . . . My apologies for getting off track.  It’s just the effect … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Your Students are an Important Resource!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! One of the main types of “principled ESP” training that I have done in Japan is with very small classes (of one or two students).  The students are of a very high level (e.g., attended graduate school … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: An ESP Article to be Shared Worldwide!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! In the TESOL ESP IS, we are grateful for the opportunity to publish in the journal of the IATEFL English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group titled Professional and Academic English that Mark Krzanowski, Prithvi Shrestha, and the … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: The TESOL Resource Center

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

At the ESP IS Open Meeting at TESOL 2012, Sarah Sahr, TESOL professional development manager, announced that the TESOL Resource Center (TRC) would make some resources available free of charge to everyone in the world – members and nonmembers of … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Sharing ESP Blogs

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! This will be a short communication as TESOL 2012 is nearly here, and I know that some of our colleagues have already left for Philadelphia. Before I make the long trip myself, I wanted to share with … Continue reading

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