The latest issue of TIESPJ has been published!
We are delighted to announce that the latest issue of Taiwan International ESP Journal (TIESPJ) has been published, edited by Prof. Shao-Ting Alan Hung. This issue includes articles from Victoria Rau and Gerald Rau who look into a case study about teaching English as a lingua franca in international business, Yu-Shan Fan who explores the co-authoring and … Continue reading The latest issue of TIESPJ has been published!
Teaching English as a Lingua Franca in International Business: A Case Study
Victoria Rau ; Gerald Rau Taiwan International ESP Journal ; 10卷2期（2019/07/01），P1-17 DOI: 10.6706/TIESPJ.201907_10(2).0001 The internationalization of business has caused many local companies in Taiwan to adopt English as a lingua franca (ELF). When a Taiwanese metal fabrication business was purchased by a U.S.-based multinational conglomerate, the managers needed to quickly improve their English skills so … Continue reading Teaching English as a Lingua Franca in International Business: A Case Study
Learning to Write in the Disciplines: Exploring the Co-authoring and Mentoring Practices of a NNES Graduate Student
Yu-Shan Fan Taiwan International ESP Journal ; 10卷2期（2019/07/01），P18-38 DOI: 10.6706/TIESPJ.201907_10(2).0002 This case study documents the disciplinary writing practices of a non-native English-speaking (NNES) postgraduate student in the field of aeronautics and astronautics engineering at an American university. It discusses how the process of learning to write in a specific discipline involved textual mentorship from disciplinary … Continue reading Learning to Write in the Disciplines: Exploring the Co-authoring and Mentoring Practices of a NNES Graduate Student