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What is English for Specific Purposes (ESP)?
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a language teaching approach whose goal is to provide learners with narrowly defined goals the language elements they need to function as professionals.
What is the difference between ESP and General English (GE)?
ESP and GE are two different types of language learning that serve different purposes. ESP is focused on developing language skills for specific fields or disciplines, while GE is designed to teach the basics of English language skills for everyday communication.
Our ESP courses are designed to help you improve your English in a specific professional context. The ESP courses consist of AOP (English for Occupational Purposes) and EAP (English for Academic Purposes). The courses are workplace-specific and focus on how English is used in fields such as IT, medicine and finance, etc. Let’s look at the ESP courses we offer below:
EAP(English for Academic Purposes) courses
English for Academic Purposes, or EAP, refers to learning English in order to use it to study another subject, usually as a university major. EAP classes can include areas such as academic reading skills, listening and taking notes, writing summaries, justifying opinions, interpreting graphical information and writing essays. Learners may need specific preparation for an external test they will take to prove their ability to study in English, such as IELTS. So, if you are looking forward to improve your Academic English, then, join in our EAP courses.
EOP(English for Occupational Purposes) courses
EOP(English for Occupational Purposes) courses help learners develop vocabulary and the communication skills necessary for specific jobs or work tasks. If you’re working at an international company now or planning to in the future, there’s a good chance you’ll need to use English at some point. Let’s take a look at the EOP courses we offer and choose the one that’s for you.
- English for Engineering
- English for Human Resources
- Secretarial English
- English for Telephoning
- English for Legal Professionals
- Medical English
- English for Beauty Salon
Join in ESP courses
The English for Specific Purposes courses are designed for a blended learning methods which include a mix of both face-to-face, instructor-led learning, and online or digital course components. In order to start taking part in our ESP courses, you need to have an online student account at BEA – Ben English Acedemy. This is a fully featured e-learning system where students can watch videos to learn, and do the online exercises, together with attending the live teacher-led online classes. Let’s get started now.
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