In the 21st century global village, the English teacher trainers want their learners to learn English in a practical manner by allowing them to develop their real world English so that they can cater to the needs of their personal and professional world. Therefore, English language teaching and learning is subject to tremendous change. Unlike other subjects, English language teaching has undergone and tested multiple methodologies. These ‘changing winds and shifting sands of time and research are turning the desert into a longed-for oasis’.
Learning and teaching English for specific and social purposes is an approach that began to develop after World War II and has shown continued growth both theoretically and methodologically.
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and for Social Purposes has been one of the most prominent and fruitful areas of ESL teaching. This approach not only makes our young learners employable and competitive in our present society but also increases their awareness of diversity and intercultural competence. Therefore, language teaching and planning should aim at the effectiveness and ability of the learners in communication skills in their specific professions and social purposes.
Therefore, this book aims to include the papers on English from special to specific and social purposes.
The subthemes are as follows:
- Role of ESP Teachers
- General English and ESP
- Different methodology for ESP
- Second language acquisition in specialized contexts,
- Areas where ESP can be applied,
- Curriculum development and evaluation,
- Material preparation,
- English language and its powerful dominance in Indian society,
- Teaching and testing techniques,
- The effectiveness of various approaches to language learning and language teaching,
- Teaching English as Technical English, Aviation English, Business English, English for medical professionals, Scientific English, English for tourism, English for B.Arch, English for Law, English for Art Purposes etc.
- Font & size: Times New Roman 12, Spacing: 1.5 lines, Margin of 1 inch on all four sides
- Title of the paper: bold, Sentence case (Capitalize each word), centered
- Text of the paper: Justified. Font & Size: Times New Roman – 12
- References: Please follow MLA style
- Articles should be submitted as MS Word attachments only
- The length of article should be 3000-6000 words
Authentic, scholarly and unpublished research papers are invited from scholars/ faculty/ researchers/ writers/ professors from all over the world. The book will be published with an ISBN by a renowned publisher.
Please submit the unpublished work including an abstract of 150 words approximately and brief description about the author to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 27, 2017.
Dr. Priti Bala Sharma