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Message 1: 8th Annual English for Specific Purposes Institute
Date: 12-Mar-2007
From: ALICIA ANINO <ALSCAMPBIUPUI.EDU>
Subject: 8th Annual English for Specific Purposes Institute


8th Annual English for Specific Purposes Institute
Short Title: ESP Institute

Date: 09-Jul-2007 - 20-Jul-2007
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Contact: Alicia Anino
Contact Email: iciciupui.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.iupui.edu/%7Eicic/ESPInstitute.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Language
Acquisition; Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Meeting Description:

The Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication (ICIC) in the I.U. School of
Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI) is pleased to offer
the Eighth Annual English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Institute on July 9-20, 2007.

Coordinated by Dr. Ulla Connor
Courses taught by Dr. Ulla Connor and Dr. William Rozycki

What is the ESP Institute?
-An intensive, two-week institute to introduce ESL practitioners and English
language educators to English for Specific Purposes
-Two courses, offered through IUPUI meet for two weeks
Linguistics T600: Issues in ESP (3 credit hours), Monday-Friday
This course will provide learners with the historical and theoretical background
of ESP, especially ESP in the U.S. Theories and models for teaching ESP will be
evaluated.
English G541: Materials Development for TESOL (4 credit hours), Monday-Friday

This course looks at needs analysis and the creating/adapting of ESL teaching
materials for use in specific settings.
-Workshops by visiting ESP researchers/practitioners
-Guest speakers from Indiana companies addressing workplace issues
-Presentations by ESL professionals

For whom is the ESP Institute designed?
-Individuals currently involved in English for academic or professional purposes
-Teachers of English as a second language (ESL) or as a foreign language who
wish to acquire skills for teaching ESP in the workplace

What are the benefits of completing the ESP Institute?
-Acquisition of the skills and knowledge base to set up a basic ESP program
(needs analysis, syllabus and course design, materials development, program
implementation, evaluation)
-Accessibility to ICIC staff and resources on future language training issues
-Opportunity to continue studies toward a 21-credit hour certificate in TESL
with emphasis on ESP
-Insight into an innovative teaching approach

How do I register?
-IUPUI/IU students can register via the internet at
https://onestart.iu.edu/my-prd/Portal.do or (317) 274-1501
-Non-IUPUI/IU students should contact the Graduate Non-Degree Program at
http://www.iupui.edu/~resgrad or (317) 274-1577
-Those wishing to take this for no university credit should contact ICIC directly
($1,000 for both courses, $600 for either T600 or G541 individually)

For more information, please contact: ICIC at (317) 274-2555, iciciupui.edu,
http://www.iupui.edu/%7Eicic/ESPInstitute.htm.
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