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Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes


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Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes is a series of monograph studies showcasing cutting-edge research in the field of English for Specific Purposes. Books in this series provide theoretically innovative and empirically rigorous examples of research that advance understanding of topics within ESP, each providing a comprehensive background to the topic, a survey of modern research, and avenues for future exploration in the area. 

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English for Vocational Purposes Language Use in Trades Education

English for Vocational Purposes Language Use in Trades Education

1st Edition

Averil Coxhead, Jean Parkinson, James Mackay, Emma McLaughlin
September 19, 2019

English for Vocational Purposes provides a linguistic description of English in the context of the trades and investigates how this specialist language is used in real-world contexts. As the demand for English-speaking workers in the trades grows internationally, a major gap in the research on ...

Assessing English for Professional Purposes

Assessing English for Professional Purposes

1st Edition

Ute Knoch, Susy Macqueen
September 12, 2019

** WINNER OF ILTA/SAGE Best Book Award 2020 ** Assessing English for Professional Purposes provides a state-of-the-art account of the various kinds of language assessments used to determine people’s abilities to function linguistically in the workplace. At a time when professional expertise is ...

English for Research Publication Purposes Critical Plurilingual Pedagogies

English for Research Publication Purposes Critical Plurilingual Pedagogies

1st Edition

Karen Englander, James N. Corcoran
February 21, 2019

Scholars who use English as an additional language confront challenges when disseminating their research in the global market of knowledge production dominated by English. English for Research Publication Purposes analyses the experiences and practices of these scholars across the globe and ...

Aviation English A lingua franca for pilots and air traffic controllers

Aviation English A lingua franca for pilots and air traffic controllers

1st Edition

Dominique Estival, Candace Farris, Brett Molesworth
August 14, 2018

Aviation English investigates the key issues related to the use of English for the purpose of communication in aviation and analyses the current research on language training, testing and assessment in the area of Aviation English. Based on a series of recent empirical studies in aviation ...

English in the Disciplines A Multidimensional Model for ESP Course Design

English in the Disciplines A Multidimensional Model for ESP Course Design

1st Edition

Christoph A Hafner, Lindsay Miller
August 06, 2018

The context for the teaching and learning of English for specific disciplinary purposes is undergoing profound changes under the influence of economic globalization and new digital communication technologies. English in the Disciplines demonstrates how fundamental principles of ESP, to tailor ...

English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities Academics’ Voices from the Northern European Context

English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities Academics’ Voices from the Northern European Context

1st Edition

Birgit Henriksen, Anne Holmen, Joyce Kling
August 02, 2018

English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities analyses the issues related to EMI at both a local and international level and provides a broad perspective on this topic. Drawing on field studies from a Northern European context and based primarily on research carried out ...

Vocabulary and English for Specific Purposes Research Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives

Vocabulary and English for Specific Purposes Research Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives

1st Edition

Averil Coxhead
September 21, 2017

This volume provides an important contribution to the study of vocabulary and its relationship to English for Specific Purposes (ESP) research and teaching. Focussing on quantitative and qualitative approaches, this book draws on a wide range of literature to explores key issues that include: how ...

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