ESP | English for Specific Purposes


This term is used to define a section of the English language industry that includes courses or curriculums that are designed especially to be used by distinct groups or professions. Common examples of general ESP courses could include scientific English, technical English and business English. As the use of the English language continues to grow around the world, many areas of employment are becoming increasingly reliant on its usage. To meet this need there are numerous courses available that are aimed at specific professions such as medical practitioners, air traffic controllers and various branches of the hospitality industry.