KOTESOL 2019 National Conference

Ji-young Suh

International Graduate School of English (IGSE)

Poster • Hallway • All day

Ji-young Suh(International Graduate School of English (IGSE))

Talk / Developing an integrated ESP Material for Cabin Crew

Materials / course design • English for specific purposes

Air transportation has become a necessary part of globalization and the role of flight attendants as well as their communication competence has become vital factors in the success of the aviation business. This presentation looks at Content-Based Instruction (CBI) English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Course materials which the presenter designed specifically for cabin crew. The purpose of this course material project was to develop learner-centered ESP materials that integrate CBI and situational language teaching as a framework to meet the particular needs and unique characteristics of cabin crew. Through this presentation, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of an integrated approach to English materials for cabin crew and practical ways to develop their own materials.

About Ji-young

Ji-young Suh currently works as a full-time English teacher at JLS Gang-Dong English Premier Center teaching young learners. She is also an M.A. candidate majoring both in English language teaching and materials development program at the International Graduate School of English. Her previous experience includes English language teaching at Elementary schools in South Korea and working as a cabin crew for Emirates Airline. Ji-young’s research interests include English for specific purposes for cabin crew, using process drama and creative drama as English teaching tools, and teaching English for young learners in an EFL environment.