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Name: Le  Cheng
Institution: City University of Hong Kong
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State and/or Country: Hong Kong   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Forensic Linguistics
Specialty: language and the law
Language Family(ies): Austro-Asiatic
Selected Publications: Cheng, le and Sin, King Kui. 2007. Contrastive Analysis of Chinese and American Court Judgments. In Krzysztof Kredens and Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowki (eds.): Language and the Law: International Outlooks. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 325-356.

Cheng, Le and Sin, King Kui. 2008. A Court Judgment as Dialogue. In Edda Weigand: Dialogue and Rhetoric. Amsterdam: Benjamins. (In press).

Cheng, Le and Sin, King Kui. 2008. Legal Terms across Communities: Divergence behind Convergence in Law. In Anne Wagner and Bhatia V. K.: Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contexts: Explorations in the Semiotics of Law. Aldershot: Ashgate. (In Press).
Cheng, le and Sin, King Kui. 2008. Terminological Equivalence in Legal Translation---A Semiotic Approach. Semiotica. (AHCI).

Cheng, Le, Sin, King Kui and Li, Jian. 2008. A Discursive Approach to Legal Texts: Court Judgments as an Example. The Asian ESP Journal 4(1): 14-28.
Courses Taught: Language and the law; legal translation
Academic Paper Abstract: Needs analysis for professional legal training in China

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