We are pleased to announce that the 5th ESP Conference will take place at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. The conference will include paper presentations and invited plenary talks (to be confirmed soon).

The 5th International ESP conference welcomes ESP professionals and scholars from across the world to meet in Ankara on July 1-2, 2022 for a premier conference experience. Scholars and educators will engage in professional development and explore a wide range of topics relevant to teaching and learning English in specific discourse communities: academic, professional, or otherwise specialized. Papers and workshops may address topics such as the following from the perspective of English for Specific Purposes:

  • The effectiveness of various approaches to language learning and teaching
  • Curriculum development and evaluation
  • Emerging digital technologies in language learning and teaching
  • Teaching and testing techniques
  • Assessment challenges
  • Teacher education and development
  • Materials preparation
  • Second language acquisition in specialized contexts
  • Needs assessment
  • Discourse analysis
  • Descriptions of specialized varieties of English
  • Educational policies and language learning and teaching
  • Migration and language learning and teaching
  • Future dimensions in English language learning and teaching
  • Reading and academic writing