Research Articles in English for Specific Purposes
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Atkinson, D. 2012. Research Articles in English for Specific Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
The research article (RA) is the single most analyzed genre in English for specific purposes (ESP). This is understandable—it has been the main outlet for new knowledge in natural science and medicine for the past 150 years, and, in the 20th century, engineering and social science.
- discourse analysis;
- language for academic purposes;
- language for specific purposes;