Tag Archives: ESP

Visions of Career Success for the ESP Unemployed

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, I focus on the ESP work that I have been doing in Japan with unemployed adult learners who are being trained to reenter the workforce. Although my primary responsibility is to teach business … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Karen Schwelle

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP Project Leader Profile, you will read about Karen Schwelle, who is a past chair (2007-08) of the English for Specific Purposes Interest Section and currently serves on the ESPIS Steering Board as secretary/archivist. She … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: John Butcher

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Happy New Year, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP Project Leader Profile, you will read about the experiences of Dr. John Butcher at the University of Akron in designing the English program for young Saudi participants learning to be Elastomer Technicians in the … Continue reading

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Teaching Negotiation in Leadership Terms to ELLs

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In Japan, I sometimes have the learners in a class stand and look at the board on which I have written the word “negotiation.” I then say to the students, “You can sit down when you have … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Marvin Hoffland

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you will read the ESP project leader profile of Marvin Hoffland. In addition to his activity on the ESPIS steering board, he is a senior lecturer of English and Economics at the … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Margaret van Naerssen

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you’ll read the ESP project leader profile of Dr. Margaret van Naerssen. In the TESOL ESP Interest Section, Margaret has been committed to keeping TESOL ESPIS colleagues aware of and focused on … Continue reading

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Using an Entrepreneurship Video for Interview Training

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As I wrote at the end of the ESP project leader profile of David Kertzner, “my conceptualization of leadership includes communicating to create and to achieve visions.” In this connection, I was very pleased to come across … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Anne Lomperis

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you will read the ESP project leader profile of Anne Lomperis, who has been an English for occupational purposes (EOP) leader in the English for Specific Purposes Interest Section (ESPIS) for many … Continue reading

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TESOL Research Colloquium and Other Adventures in Sydney

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the first week of September 2015, I had the opportunity to go to Sydney, Australia! At the University of Sydney, I participated in workshops (presented by Patsy Duff and Aek Phakiti) and a TESOL research colloquium. Two days … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Jaclyn Gishbaugher

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you will read the ESP project leader profile of Jaclyn Gishbaugher, who is the current chair of the English for Specific Purposes Interest Section (ESPIS). In Jackie’s profile, her role as an … Continue reading

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