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Title: Studies in Specialized Discourse
Written By: Maurizio Gotti
Edited By: John Flowerdew
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11178
Series Title: Linguistic Insights. Studies in Language and Communication. Vol. 41
Description:

This volume brings together a selection of papers originally presented at the
Language for Specific Purposes Symposium which took place in Bergamo,
Italy from 29 August to 2 September, 2005. In selecting from papers on
specialized discourse presented at this conference, the editors have tried to
create a thematic unity by grouping the papers according to four disciplinary
areas: academic and scientific discourse, business discourse, institutional
discourse, and legal discourse. Within these fields, a diversity of approaches
has been maintained in order to represent the eclectic nature of studies in
specialized discourse as they are carried out today.

It is no coincidence that the papers fall into these four areas, as these are
fields with a very international dimension and hence the use of English, as
the increasingly global language, is naturally very important. Indeed, all the
papers included in this publication are in English and mainly focus on
English. On the other hand, the contributors to this volume come from a
range of different countries and mother tongues. This diversity represents
the international interest in English as a language of specialized discourse
and communication.

Contents:

John Flowerdew/Maurizio Gotti: Introduction
Inmaculada Álvarez de Mon y Rego: A Contrastive Study of Encapsulation
and Prospection in Written Scientific Text
Inmaculada Fortanet/Juan Carlos Palmer/Miguel Ruiz: Academically
Speaking: The Use of -ly Adverbials by British and American Lecturers
Irena Vassileva: Metamorphosis: Conference Abstract, Conference
Presentation, Published Paper
Giuliana Garzone: The Use of Discursive Features Expressing Causal
Relations in Annual Company Reports
Susan Kermas: Metaphor and Ideology in Business and Economic Discourse
in British and American English
Gina Poncini: Specialized Discourse about Mergers and Acquisitions:
Exploring a Cross-border Deal
Cinzia Bevitori: Speech Representation in Parliamentary Discourse.
Rhetorical Strategies in a Heteroglossic Perspective: A Corpus-based Study
Louann Haarman: The Construction of Stance in BBC Television Coverage
of the Iraqi War
Stefania Biscetti: Tag Questions in Courtroom Discourse
Ross Charnock: Forms and Functions of Ambiguity in English Common Law
Adjudication
Charlotte Taylor: Witness Strategies in the Hutton Inquiry.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3039111787
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 293
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