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LINGUIST List 23.2690

Mon Jun 11 2012

Books: Corpus-Informed Research and Learning in ESP: Boulton, Carter-Thomas, Rowley-Jolivet (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 07-Jun-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Corpus-Informed Research and Learning in ESP: Boulton, Carter-Thomas, Rowley-Jolivet (Eds)
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Title: Corpus-Informed Research and Learning in ESP
Subtitle: Issues and applications
Series Title: Studies in Corpus Linguistics 52
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/scl.52

Editor: Alex Boulton
Editor: Shirley Carter-Thomas
Editor: Elizabeth Rowley-Jolivet
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273949 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273949 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203571 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203571 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027203571 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Abstract:

These specially-commissioned studies cover corpus-informed approaches to
researching, teaching and learning English for Specific Purposes (ESP). The
corpora used range from very large published corpora to small tailor-made
collections of written and spoken text, as well as parallel and contrastive
corpora, in both the hard and softer sciences. Designed to tackle the
problems faced by a variety of first- and second-language ESP users
(specialised translators, undergraduates, junior and experienced researchers,
and language trainers), the breadth of approaches enables treatment of
issues central to ESP and corpus research, from corpus compilation and
analysis to new applications and data-driven learning. The first full-length
book on applied corpus use in France, "Corpus-Informed Research and
Learning in ESP" will be of interest not only to those working in the French
context, but to a wide variety of language professionals - teachers,
researchers or course designers - in many countries looking at ESP from
different linguistic, cultural and educational perspectives.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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