Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes

Articles about teaching English in specialised contexts or for special purposes

Teacher Article

How to teach giving and asking for directions New Pinned

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Teaching tips and classroom activities for showing people where to go with "go straight ahead", "turn right", "take the second turning on your left", "opposite the station", etc.
Learner Article

70 ways to improve your English Pinned

Category: Learning English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Learning a new language can be hard work, so here are 70 practical tips for improving your English that you can do outside of school or collage
Teacher Article

The 150 most useful Business English abbreviations

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Vocabulary
The most important business acronyms and other ESP abbreviations for EFL learners.
Teacher Article

300 Technical English abbreviations list

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Vocabulary
The most useful acronyms and other short forms for engineers and other technical staff
Teacher Article

Colloquial expressions for medical terms

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Vocabulary
Everyday English for medical jargon, to be used by patients, doctors, nurses and other people using or studying Medical English.
Teacher Article

First lessons for Academic Writing classes

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
Starting courses for people who need to write essays and academic papers in English.
Teacher Article

How to use the topic of inventions in EFL classes

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: General
New technologies as a stimulating and useful topic for ESP and General English classes.
Teacher Article

How to Teach English for Engineers

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
A short guide to the why, what and how of teaching students studying or working in technical areas.
Teacher Article

Teaching Travel English

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
Tips for teaching learners who will be travelling
Teacher Article

Preparing for your first Business or ESP class

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
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
Teacher Article

The perfect CV and cover letter for a Business English teacher

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
What employers are looking for in a Business English teacher
Teacher Article

Whose Needs Are We Serving?

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
How Is The Design Of Curriculum For English For Medical Purposes Decided?
Teacher Article

Technical Writing & Communication: What & Why?

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
A look at the importance of technical writing in the sciences.
Teacher Article

Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
How is English for Specific Purposes (ESP) different from English as a Second Language (ESL), also known as general English?
Teacher Article

Changing The Paradigm For Medical English Language Teaching

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and 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.
Teacher Article

Tips on using the Internet as a tool in TESOL

Category: Teaching English for Specific Purposes Topic: Learning and Teaching
How to create an Internet-based lesson, with links to sample lessons.