ESP (English for Specific Purpose)


Welcome to the Asian English for Specific Purposes Journal. The Journal studies the structure and development of English across the globe, and in particular, its relationship to the special and specific purposes of English. This peer reviewed online Journal is your first step to understanding English for Specific Purposes in Asia. We look forward to having you as a regular reader or contributor.

Topics such as the following may be treated from the perspective of English for Specific Purposes: second language acquisition in specialized contexts, occupational needs assessment, ESP curriculum development and evaluation for growing areas of ESP such as:-

English for Academic Purposes
English for Specific Purposes
English for Strategic Purposes
English for Financial Purposes
Business English
Nursing English
Flight Attendant English
Hotel Industry English
Global EIL English
Legal English
Research-in-Progress
Tourism English

We also invite works on ESP materials’ preparation, teaching and testing techniques, the effectiveness of various approaches to language learning within the ESP context, and teaching of ESP within the culture of the learning zone. The journal welcomes articles that identify aspects of ESP that are both growing and needing growth development, as well as areas into which the practice of ESP is being expanded.

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