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Title: Professional Communication in Engineering
Written By: H. E. Sales
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Professional and Organizational Discourse

This book gives an inside view of real engineers communicating in a modern
aerospace engineering environment. Using many authentic texts and language
examples, the author describes the writing of specifications and
requirements, engineering proposals, executive summaries and other
communication tasks. Providing insights into what engineers really talk and
write about, and having their endorsement, the book would interest applied
linguists specializing in English for Specific Purposes, engineering
students, professional engineers and those who work in procurement.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403948062
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 50.00