Tag Archives: ESP

ESPIS Founder Kay Westerfield: 50 At 50 Award Winner

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, I am pleased to be able to share exciting news about Kay Westerfield, Ronna Timpa, the ELT Leadership Management Certificate Program (Online) (25 April–29 May 2016), and the new ESPIS Board! On the … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP project leader profile, you will read about Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan. Shahid is a seasoned EAP educator, academic researcher, professional development consultant, and official ESOL examiner (speaking, writing) based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has … Continue reading

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TESOL-IATEFL Discussion: ESP Projects for Social Change‏

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers, worldwide! The TESOL-IATEFL online discussion about how ESP projects can create positive social change was recorded on 10 February 2016. Here is a description. Title: TESOL-IATEFL Online Discussion About How ESP Projects Can Create Positive Social Change Description: Experienced ESP practitioners from … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Kevin Knight

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! It has been almost 1 year since the ESP project leader profiles were announced in April 2015. In this TESOL Blog post, you will read the 14th ESP project leader profile! It is my pleasure to take … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Esther Perez Apple

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP project leader profile of Esther Perez Apple in Miami, Florida, you will learn about how the communication skills of an ESP project leader include the ability to conduct an effective needs assessment. Esther is … Continue reading

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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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