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Spanish for Specific Purposes

  1. Lourdes Sánchez-López

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1095

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Sánchez-López, L. 2012. Spanish for Specific Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


This entry provides a general description and an overview of Spanish for specific purposes (SSP) as an emerging subdiscipline within the languages for specific purposes (LSP) framework.


  • assessment methods in applied linguistics;
  • educational linguistics;
  • language teaching;
  • methods;
  • teaching methods in applied linguistics;
  • language for specific purposes