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Books: Applied Ling: Ruiz-Garrido, Palmer-Silveira, Fortanet-Gómez (Eds)

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        1.     Eric van Broekhuizen , English for Professional and Academic Purposes: Ruiz-Garrido, Palmer-Silveira, Fortanet-Gómez (Eds)

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Date: 03-Dec-2010
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Subject: English for Professional and Academic Purposes: Ruiz-Garrido, Palmer-Silveira, Fortanet-Gómez (Eds)
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Title: English for Professional and Academic Purposes Series Title: Utrecht Studies in Language and Communication 22 Published: 2010 Publisher: Rodopi

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Editor: Miguel F. Ruiz-Garrido Editor: Juan Carlos Palmer-Silveira Editor: Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez Electronic: ISBN: 9789042029569 Pages: 243 Price: Europe EURO 49
Paperback: ISBN: 9789042029552 Pages: 243 Price: Europe EURO 49

English in academic and professional settings has received great attentionover the last 50 years, as its use has become a key asset for anyoneinterested in improving his/her chances of communicating internationally.However, it still offers rich opportunities for teachers and researchers workingon English in specific settings. The aim of English for Professional andAcademic Purposes is to offer an overview of several topics within thefield of discourse analysis applied to English in academic and professionaldomains. The book compiles contributions from different origins, ranging fromJapan to the USA and several European countries, and covers English as anative, second, foreign and international language. It also deals with variousspecialities, including academic writing, business discourse or English formedicine, nursing, maritime industry and science and engineering. Thisvolume is divided into three sections: Discourse Analysis of English forAcademic Purposes, Professional English and EPAP Pedagogy, since it wasconceived as a contribution to the research on how English is analysed asboth the discourse of and for effective communication in academic andprofessional settings, and how it can be applied to teaching. This manuscriptoffers some fresh insights for those involved or interested in this field ofexpertise, in an attempt to shed some light on its latest innovations.


Miguel F. Ruiz-Garrido, Juan C. Palmer-Silveira and Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez: Current trends in English for Professional and Academic PurposesDiscourse analysis of English for academic purposesDushyanthi Mendis: Formality in academic writing: The use/non-use ofphrasal verbs in two varieties of EnglishCarmen Pérez-Llantada: The 'dialectics of change' as a facet of globalisation:Epistemic modality in academic writingFrançoise Salager-Meyer, María Ángeles Alcaraz Ariza and Maryelis PabónBerbesí: Hidden influencers and the scholarly enterprise: Acrosscultural/linguistic study of acknowledgements in medical researcharticlesAna I. Moreno: Researching into English for research publication purposesfrom an applied intercultural perspectiveDiscourse analysis of professional EnglishPhilip Shaw: Research reports in academic and industrial researchUlla M. Connor, Elizabeth M. Goering, Marianne S. Matthias and Robert MacNeill: Information use and treatment adherence among patients with diabetesInger Askehave and Karen K. Zethsen: "Check it out" - The construction ofpatient empowerment in health promotion leafletsPilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich: Who "we" are: The construction of Americancorporate identity in the Corporate Values Statement genreEPAP pedagogyAna Bocanegra-Valle: Evaluating and designing materials for the ESPclassroomJohn M. Swales and Christine B. Feak: From text to task: Putting researchon abstracts to workRuth Breeze: Approaching the essay genre: A study in comparativepedagogyJulio Gimenez: Academic writing in the disciplines: Practices in nursing,midwifery and social workThomas Orr: English language education for science and engineeringstudentsNotes on contributors

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Written In: English (eng )

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