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Studying English for Specific Purposes

Updated: Jun 4



English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English as a second language that focuses on the learners’ specific needs and goals. The key difference is between the students and their purposes for learning English. English for Specific Purposes covers subjects such as English for Hospitality, English for Business, English for Tourism, enabling students to master skills relevant to their professional needs and aspirations.


The ability to communicate effectively in English is essential for international professional success. While General English courses allow students to become fluent in the language, an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course provides a course tailored to the learner's needs and the demands of their career.


So who needs English for Specific Purposes?

  • Do you have a specific language target that is linked to your career or personal life?

  • Do you need to improve your English skills in order to perform at your job?

  • Are you going travelling or on holiday soon and you wish to learn useful vocabulary for travel and tourism?


Our English courses for specific purposes are designed to help you improve your skills and language in any particular field!


Our English for Business course, for example, is designed to help you improve your skills, knowledge and language so that you can do business in English. Explore topics like marketing, quality, and financial control as well as gain experience in giving presentations and conducting business over the phone or face to face.


Our ESP course provides the opportunity to understand and work with language in a context that you comprehend and find interesting at the same time. Our qualified English teachers tailor your lessons and use materials in a way that you find relevant to apply in your professional career or further studies. Find out more about our ESP course here.


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