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Tag Archives: leadership development
Hello, ESPers worldwide! Before the start of a business English class for adult learners in Japan, the students and I were looking at the Virtual Choir 2.0 first presented by composer Eric Whitacre in a 2011 Ted Talk titled A Virtual … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP Project Leader Profile, we visit Washington University in St. Louis in the United States to meet Pam Dzunu.
Hello, ESPers worldwide! A few months ago, I was invited to create and participate (with my Japanese colleagues) in an intensive English program (IEP) for undergraduate students from Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS, my university in Japan) and from … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS) in Chiba, Japan, there is an internationally renowned self-access learning center—the SALC. The KUIS SALC is described as follows on its website: The Self-Access Learning Centre (SALC) at Kanda University … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! I recently had the opportunity to discuss the contents of a TED Talk (titled “This Is Your Brain On Communication“) with adult learners in a business English class. In the process of explaining the video to the … Continue reading
Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, you will read about Dr. Robert T. Connor, who is the current chair of the TESOL ESP Interest Section. (Before becoming the ESPIS chair, he had been coeditor of ESP News, the … Continue reading
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