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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2024, 7(1); doi: 10.25236/FER.2024.070133.

Collaboration Synergies: Leveraging Industry Partnerships for Enhanced ESP Education


Anqi Dou, Xiaojing Huan

Corresponding Author:
Anqi Dou

Hainan Vocational University of Science and Technology, Haikou, 571126, China


This scholarly exploration delves into the intricate dynamics of professional demand and prospective trajectories within English for Specific Purposes (ESP) education, unfolding against the backdrop of a rapidly globalizing terrain. As globalization accelerates and international collaboration burgeons, the article dissects the burgeoning demand for specialized English skills across diverse industries. An analysis of this demand, spanning sectors such as healthcare, law, and business English, serves as the foundation for understanding ESP development and provides valuable insights for educators, researchers, and stakeholders committed to the realm of specialized English instruction.


ESP education; professional demand; market trends; industry specialization; globalization

Cite This Paper

Anqi Dou, Xiaojing Huan. Collaboration Synergies: Leveraging Industry Partnerships for Enhanced ESP Education. Frontiers in Educational Research (2024), Vol. 7, Issue 1: 216-221. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2024.070133.


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