Tag Archives: Kevin Knight

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

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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: David Kertzner

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you will read the ESP project leader profile of David Kertzner. David’s company, ProActive English, offers on-site business English and communication training. Outside of his company, David has been active in the TESOL ESP … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Ethel Swartley

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you will read the ESP project leader profile of Ethel Swartley. In each of the (six in total) ESP project leader profiles that have been posted previously, the focus has been on English for occupational … Continue reading

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