English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
ESPecially for you: discover a bank of practical materials dedicated to English for Specific Purposes, with everything you need to help students who have specific linguistic needs related to their professions.
In this section, you’ll find resources for teaching English to students working in Banking and Finance, Human Resources (HR), Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism, Nursing, Law and more. Every section includes theoretical and practical materials to engage your busy students before, during or after a hard day at work. Plus, you’ll find a special section dedicated to a range of other professions, from Aviation to the Oil Industry – we’re always planning new content to enrich this section, so tell us what you need by contacting our Web Editor.
Inside English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
Practical resources and ideas for teaching students working in Banking and Finance, including materials to practise and expand grammar, vocabulary and phrases associated with bank products and services.
This section includes a six-part series of lessons by Keith Harding at two levels with step-by-step notes for teachers, plus other lessons on the subject of hospitality and tourism.
Theoretical and practical materials for teaching students working in Human Resources (HR).
Practical materials for teaching students working in the legal industry.
This section includes a six-part series of lessons by David Baker at two levels with step-by-step notes for teachers, plus other lessons on the subject of marketing.
Ros Wright and Marie McCullagh present a series of practical worksheets for trainee or in-work nurses who wish to improve their English. Part 1, Pain assessment, is free for all users.
This sections contains lesson plans and ideas for many areas of ESP teaching, including Aviation, EAP, Medicine, the oil industry, Sales and Science.
Tips and advice on teaching one-to-one and effective error correction, plus a showcase of resources from elsewhere on the site which may be of interest to your ESP students.