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Kevin Knight, Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan
Esther Perez Apple, Perez Apple & Company, Miami, Florida, USA

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Tarana Patel, LearnEd, Los Angeles, California
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Pamela Guntharp Dzunu, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
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REMEMBERING MARK KRZANOWSKI (1963-2021) - IATEFL and TESOL ESP COLLABORATION
Kevin Knight, Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan

Mark Krzanowski was an English in Academic Settings Representative in the TESOL ESP IS with one more year to serve, but his work with the ESP IS began when he was Coordinator of the IATEFL ESP SIG. This article brings together three perspectives of Mark: 1) the Brunel University announcement of his passing, 2) an extract from a journal article about a month-long threaded discussion on ESP in 2012 between the ESP groups of TESOL and IATEFL, and 3) an extract from the 37th ESP Project Leader Profile in which Mark is the featured leader. Read More

KEEPING THE POTENTIAL OF ESP

Margaret van Naerssen, Independent Consultant (Applied Linguistics), Pennsylvania, USA

The key ESP principle, over time and space, continues to be forgotten. The sharpness ESP brings can be blunted. Do we want a well-defined field? Or an indistinct field? People forget the potential of ESP. Clients may end up with vaguely focused training and become dissatisfied with training labeled ESP. Read More

ESP PROJECT LEADER PROFILE: CHRISTINE COOMBE
Kevin Knight, Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan

The 55th ESP Project Leader Profile features Christine Coombe, former president of TESOL International Association and Associate Professor at Dubai Men’s College in the United Arab Emirates. In her interview responses, she describes herself as a transformational leader who has inspired her students to improve their professional communication and leadership skills through activities such as Toastmasters International and student/teacher travel with an educational focus. Read More

PREPARING INTERNATIONAL CADETS IN AN EAP COURSE FOR A PUBLIC SPEECH
Constance A. Leonard, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, USA

Constance A. Leonard, Assistant Professor in the Academic Success Center of the United States Air Force Academy, discusses her experience teaching an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course to international cadets from countries around the globe who have accepted invitations to study alongside their US peers for either four years or as semester-exchange cadets. Read More

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