English for Specific Purposes SIG

Chair: Dr. Golnar Mazdayasna -

To optimize the ESP (including EGAP & ESAP) courses as mentioned below:

1. To analyze the perceived needs, present language proficiency, and subjective needs (wants) of the students in each course.

2. To examine whether educational materials are sufficient and appropriate.

3. To examine whether the current methodology utilized for teaching language is appropriate or not.

4. To evaluate the current courses in terms of immediate needs and delayed needs.

5. To teach ESAP courses collaboratively by a language teacher and a content specialist to integrate language and content, simultaneously.

6. To provide audio-visual materials.

7. To increase the number of credits assigned for teaching specialized courses.

8. To provide teacher training courses