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Tag Archives: Kevin Knight
Hello, ESPers worldwide! At the IS Leaders’ Workshop at TESOL 2012, a photo was taken of the immediate past chair (Kevin Knight), the chair (Najma Janjua), and the chair-elect (Yinghuei Chen) of the ESP Interest Section of TESOL. Najma aptly referred … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS) in Chiba, Japan, I have been fortunate to be able to create and teach courses that focus on the following subjects: business communication, business strategy, business management, marketing, business creation, … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! The recent news about the post-college exam in the United States has caused me to think about how we can best prepare our students for employment. Here are links to two articles on the post-college exam: MSN … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! I am always on the lookout for free resources that I can share with other ESPers. That is why I was especially pleased to read about the decision of the University of California to open its research … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! If you are engaged in English for medical purposes (EMP), then the following publication should be of interest to you. Candlin, S., & Roger, P. (2013). Communication and professional relationships in healthcare practice. Sheffield, England: Equinox. According … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! I received an e-mail recently from a TESOL ESPer conducting teacher-training in ESP best practices. I assume that some of you may be doing the same. In this regard, you may find the following resources to be … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! As many of you know, the TESOL ESP IS and the IATEFL ESP SIG have been collaborating in a number of ways, including online discussions, speaker exchanges, and publishing opportunities. In this regard, I am pleased to … Continue reading
Global Resources in ESP: Current Developments in English for Academic, Specific, and Occupational Purposes
At the TESOL convention in Dallas in March 2013, the academic session of the ESP IS created by the current chair, Yinghuei Chen, was titled “Developments in ESP Pedagogy Around the Globe.” As a member of the audience and a … Continue reading
Global Resources in ESP: The Impact of Professional Communication Research on Organizational Communication
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).
Hello ESPers worldwide! With the growing importance of the intellectual property (IP) system in trade agreements, international relations, business strategy, law, etc., it seems possible that one day you may need resources to help your students to learn IP English.