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The 3rd international ESP Conference:

Embracing ESP as ‘World Citizens’ across
Disciplines and Cultures 

Liverpool Hope University
26-27 April 2019

The 3rd international ESP conference welcomes ESP professionals and scholars from across the world to meet in Liverpool on 26-27 April 2019 for a premier conference experience.  Scholars and educators will engage in professional development and explore a wide range of topics relevant to teaching and learning English in specific discourse communities: academic, professional, or otherwise specialized. Papers and workshops may address topics such as the following from the perspective of English for Specific Purposes:

  • The effectiveness of various approaches to language learning and teaching
  • Curriculum development and evaluation
  • Emerging digital technologies in language learning and teaching
  • Teaching and testing techniques
  • Assessment challenges
  • Teacher education and development
  • Materials preparation
  • Second language acquisition in specialized contexts
  • Needs assessment
  • Discourse analysis
  • Descriptions of specialized varieties of English
  • Educational policies and language learning and teaching
  • Migration and language learning and teaching
  • Future dimensions in English language learning and teaching
  • Reading and academic writing

Topics are not limited to above.

Paper Submissions:

Papers are formal presentations on original research by one or more authors, lasting a total of 30 minutes (20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion). Please note that the time limit will be strictly adhered to.

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