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LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

Kevin Knight, Kanda University of International Studies
Esther Perez Apple, Perez Apple & Company

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR

Ismaeil Fazel, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR-ELECT

Tarana Patel, LearnEd, Los Angeles, California

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THE ROLE AND TEACHING OF GRAMMAR IN ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

Mark Krzanowski, Brunel University, London, England

The teaching of grammar in academic English has undergone pedagogic modifications given various English for specific purposes methods and approaches over time. In this article, the author presents current views on best ways of teaching grammar in English for academic purposes courses, illustrates why grammar in academic English is different from grammar in general English, and makes some references to theoretical sources covering the topic.
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GETTING INVOLVED IN AVIATION ENGLISH: SOME RESOURCES AND ACTIVITIES

Anne E. Lomperis, Language Training Designs
Jennifer Roberts, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Though opportunities in aviation English are steadily growing for TESOL professionals, figuring out how to get started is still a challenge. This article provides resources and suggestions to begin developing the skills needed to become an aviation English instructor, including recent publications, professional memberships, and aviation familiarity resources.
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ESP PROJECT LEADER PROFILE: CHRISTOPH A. HAFNER

Kevin Knight, Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan

The 52nd ESP Project Leader Profile and the second to be published in ESP News features Christoph Hafner in Hong Kong. Christoph is the immediate past president of the Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics and the president of the Asia-Pacific LSP & Professional Communication Association. In his interview responses, he describes the development of legal English videos that are accessible on YouTube and have been viewed more than 300,000 times. Read More
BOOK REVIEW: "TEACHING ENGLISH FOR TOURISM. BRIDGING RESEARCH AND PRAXIS" BY MICHAEL ENNIS AND GINA PETRIE

Marieta Simeonova Pissarro, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

This seminal book edited by ESP project leaders Michael Ennis and Gina Petrie constitutes a practical guide on the history, teaching, learning, praxis, and research in the expanding field of English for Tourism (EfT). The volume is an invaluable classroom resource and a must read for EfT teacher trainers, classroom practitioners, applied linguists, and ESP researchers. Read More

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