BOOK REVIEW: Introducing English for Specific Purposes

Document Type : Book Review


English Department, Faculty of Languages & Literature, University of Tehran


English has become the lingua franca in the international arena today. Hence, almost everyone who is somehow involved in the new globalized community should master this language. This is now truism to say that not all these people have the same needs. Hence, we must tailor our language courses to the needs of specific contexts and specific groups of people. That is partly what English for specific purposes (ESP) aims to do.