The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes

The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes

Editor(s): Brian Paltridge, Sue Starfield

Published Online: 13 SEP 2012 01:03AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470655320

Online ISBN: 9781118339855

DOI: 10.1002/9781118339855

About this Book

Featuring a collection of newly commissioned essays, edited by two leading scholars, this Handbook surveys the key research findings in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

• Provides a state-of-the-art overview of the origins and evolution, current research, and future directions in ESP

• Features newly-commissioned contributions from a global team of leading scholars

• Explores the history of ESP and current areas of research, including speaking, reading, writing, technology, and business, legal, and medical English

• Considers perspectives on ESP research such  as genre, intercultural rhetoric, multimodality, English as a lingua franca and ethnography

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: ESP and Language Skills

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  2. Part II: Areas of ESP Research

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    2. Chapter 10

      Business English (pages 193–211)

      Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini and Zuocheng Zhang

  3. Part III: ESP and Pedagogy

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  4. Part IV: Research Perspectives and Methodologies in ESP Research

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  5. Conclusion to the Handbook

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