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Journal Title: ESP Across Cultures
Volume/Issue:   8/
Date: 2011
Table of Contents: We are pleased to announce that volume 8 of the journal ESP Across Cultures (2011) has been published.

Contents:

Mariavita Cambria, Websearching and corpus construction of online news sites in ESP: government leaders on show at G8 summits

Hafida Hamzaoui-Elachachi & Chams-Eddine Lamri, An English course for Algerian Law and Administrative Science students

Bronwen Hughes, From docufiction to docusoap: when televised format transferral results in a change of genre

Alireza Jalilifar & Masume Hoseini Marashi, Authorial presence in single-authored research article introductions in English and Persian: a cross-disciplinary and cross-linguistic study

Alessandra Molino, A contrastive study of knowledge claims in linguistics research article introductions in English and Italian

Amir H.Y. Salama, The Pluralist Context Model in Obama’s Cairo speech: a rhetorical semiotic-cognitive approach

Viviana Soler, Designing ESP material for Spanish-speaking scientists: the case of specialized scientific titles under the nominal-group construction in English and in Spanish

Christopher Williams, Legal English and Plain language: an update


For further details, please go to https://www.edipuglia.it/ESP/

Publisher: Edipuglia
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Subject Language(s): English
Italian
Persian, Iranian
Spanish
 
LL Issue: 23.3194