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FROM THE EDITORS: MOVING THE SPOTLIGHT AND FINDING TAIWAN
David Kertzner, ProActive English, Portland, Oregon, USA & Robert Connor, PhD, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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GREETINGS FROM THE CHAIR
Yinghuei Chen, Dean, International College, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan
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FROM THE CHAIR-ELECT: REFLECTION, HIGHLIGHTS, AND SEEKING ADVICE
Kristin Ekkens, C3 Consulting LLC,Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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ACADEMIC COMPETENCE AND ADVANCED ESP IN 21ST-CENTURY ASIA
Mei-Ling Tsai, PhD, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
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ARTICLES
ESP AS "THE PROMISED LAND": AN ETHNOGRAPHIC DECONSTRUCTION OF HUTCHINSON'S AND WATERS'S "CITY OF ESP"
Andy Curtis, Graduate School of Education, Anaheim University, California, USA

What is ESP, and how did all the acronyms evolve? Curtis gives a way of thinking about English learning that should contribute to the understanding of novices and advanced practitioners. Read More

A TESOL INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY IN SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: GROWING ESP
João Fabricio G. Fragoso Jr., Independent Contractor, Barra Mansa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Did you miss the stimulating academy in Brazil? Fragoso hits the highlights and relates several key presentations and insights. Read More

IMPLEMENTING AN ESP PRESENTATION PROJECT IN MOODLE
Marvin D. Hoffland, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences / FH Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria

Looking to update your students' presentation skills? Hoffland shows you how to meet the needs of advanced learners at the university level. Read More

ENGLISH FOR MEDICAL PURPOSES: STORY-LINE, CULTURE, AND CULTIVATING WRITERS
Paul Saunders, Joel Stocker, and Susan Olmstead-Wang

How can students relate technical information in a smooth fashion? This team presents techniques to improve writers with an emphasis on maintaining coherence among author, audience, and content. Read More

THE 2013 ESP/EAP WORKSHOP AT ASIA UNIVERSITY, TAICHUNG, TAIWAN
Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

The workshop provides an example of the type of training being offered in English-medium universities, and the article updates you on two longtime ESP-IS members. Read More

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