Featuring a collection of newly commissioned essays, edited by two leading scholars, this Handbook surveys the key research findings in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP). ac Provides a state-of-the-art overview of the origins and evolution, current research, and future directions in ESP ac Features newly-commissioned contributions from a global team of leading scholars ac Explores the history of ESP and current areas of research, including speaking, reading, writing, technology, and business, legal, and medical English ac Considers perspectives on ESP research such as genre, intercultural rhetoric, multimodality, English as a lingua franca and ethnographyBrian Paltridge, Sue Starfield ... All proficient language users have implicit knowledge about register, word meaning and grammatical and lexical ... The corpus-based and corpus-driven distinction can be equated with approaches used in data-driven learning (see e.g. Mishan 2004), ... as corpora but are not in electronic form, and Handford (2010: 262) mentions a number of studies of spoken professionalanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes|
|Author||:||Brian Paltridge, Sue Starfield|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2012-08-31|