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Language for Tourism

  1. Miguel F. Ruiz-Garrido,
  2. Ana María Saorín-Iborra

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0620

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Ruiz-Garrido, M. F. and Saorín-Iborra, A. M. 2012. Language for Tourism. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Language for tourism has developed relatively recently as a field within languages for specific purposes (LSP), joining other more widely known and longer-established specific language disciplines such as business, science and technology, and academic purposes.


  • discourse analysis;
  • tourism;
  • language for specific purposes