Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes

Articles about teaching English in specialised contexts or for special purposes


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Changing The Paradigm For Medical English Language Teaching

Medical English should be taught from the perspective of medicine and health care first and foremost while reinforcing vocabulary acquisition, grammar and structure secondly.
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Colloquial expressions for medical terms

Everyday English for medical jargon, to be used by patients, doctors, nurses and other people using or studying Medical English.
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First lessons for Academic Writing classes

Starting courses for people who need to write essays and academic papers in English.
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How to Teach English for Engineers

A short guide to the why, what and how of teaching students studying or working in technical areas.
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How to use the topic of inventions in EFL classes

New technologies as a stimulating and useful topic for ESP and General English classes.
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Preparing for your first Business or ESP class

Although most people who become specialist Business English or ESP (English for Specific Purposes, such as Medical English or Financial English) teachers enjoy it and its professional benefits so much they never look back, the first time you face students
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Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

How is English for Specific Purposes (ESP) different from English as a Second Language (ESL), also known as general English?
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Teaching Travel English

Tips for teaching learners who will be travelling
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Technical Writing & Communication: What & Why?

A look at the importance of technical writing in the sciences.
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The perfect CV and cover letter for a Business English teacher

What employers are looking for in a Business English teacher
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Tips on using the Internet as a tool in TESOL

How to create an Internet-based lesson, with links to sample lessons.
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Whose Needs Are We Serving?

How Is The Design Of Curriculum For English For Medical Purposes Decided?