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Language for Specific Purposes Research Methods

  1. Christine M. Tardy

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0892

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Tardy, C. M. 2012. Language for Specific Purposes Research Methods. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

The study of language for specific purposes (LSP) uses a range of research methods, including qualitative and quantitative analysis of texts, contexts, and practices.

Keywords:

  • discourse analysis;
  • research methods in applied linguistics;
  • language for academic purpose;
  • language for specific purpose