English for Nursing
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
How to Cite
Bosher, S. 2012. English for Nursing. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
English for nursing is a specialty within English for specific purposes (ESP), which attempts to understand and describe the many ways in which English is used in the clinical setting in nursing, as well as in nursing education.
- discourse analysis;
- language for academic purposes;
- language for specific purposes