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Title: Textos y discursos de especialidad:
Subtitle: El español de los negocios.
Edited By: Andreu van Hooft Comajuncosas
Series Title: Foro Hispánico vol. 26

Índice : Estudios : Textos y discursos de especialidad : el español de los negocios

Andreu van HOOFT COMAJUNCOSAS : Introducción y presentación

Maria Teresa CABRÉ : ¿Lenguajes especializados o lenguajes para propósitas específicos?

Blanca AGUIRRE BELTRÁN: Perspectivas de la enseñanza y aprendizaje del español de los negocios

Daniel CASSANY : Explorando los discursos de las organizaciones

Maria Vittoria CALVI : El lenguaje del turismo en las páginas web de los paradores

Kris BUYSE, Patricia MUÑOZ TAVIRA, Eugeen ROEGIST y Anne VANDENBERGHE : El proyecto ElektraVoc-II : hacia un léxico económico español en soporte electrónico

CABEZAS : El español para la comunicación bancaria ; propuesta didáctico-metodológica

Ángel M. FELICES LAGO : Parámetros par la orientación temática en el discurso prototípico de la economía sectorial



Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9042019824
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 130
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