ESL - English for Specific Purposes

English for Specific Purposes

  • The Asian ESP Journal. This peer reviewed online Journal is your first step to understanding English for Specific Purposes in Asia.
  • English for Work. Very good free online English learning materials for nurses, police, tour guides, food staff, hotel staff, and airline staff.
  • ESP World. An electronic ESP periodical with contributions and readership from various countries.


  • Science Daily. A place where students can practice reading by reading the latest science news.

Medical English

  • English for Pharmacists. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening exercises designed to improve pharmacists' English.
  • Health Topics. Read about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 800 diseases, illnesses.
  • Interactive Health Tutorials. Using animated graphics each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial.

  • Medicine Net. A medical reference for doctors to define over 16,000 medical terms.

Other Subjects

  • Hotel English. English for hotel staff, including hotel and accomodations vocabulary Quiz, taking a Reservation, and checking guests in and out.

  • Cook's Thesaurus. Cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools.
  • epicurious. Recipes, menus, expert advice, and ingredients; helping the home cook since 1995.
  • Investor Words. With 6,000 definitions and 20,000 links, this is the most comprehensive financial glossary.
  • Financial Dictionary. Financial education tool, helping anybody interested in learning about finance, money, and investing.

  • Kairos. A refereed online journal exploring the intersections of rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy.
  • EXPASY. A bioinformatics resource portal which provides access to scientific databases and software tools in different areas of life sciences.

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