Vocabulary and Language for Specific Purposes
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Coxhead, A. 2012. Vocabulary and Language for Specific Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Language for specific purposes (LSP) can be defined as “the teaching and research of language in relation to the communicative needs of speakers of a second language in facing a particular workplace, academic, or professional context” (Basturkmen & Elder, 2004, p. 672).
- language for specific purposes;