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Languages for Special Purposes

An International Handbook

Edited by: John Humbley, Gerhard Budin and Christer Laurén

This handbook gives an overview of language for special purposes (LSP) in scientific, professional and other contexts, with particular focus on teaching and training. It provides insights into research paradigms, theories and methods while also highlighting the practical use of LSPs in concrete discourse situations. The volume is transdisciplinary oriented with a firm basis in the language sciences, including terminology, knowledge transfer, multilingual and cross-cultural exchange.

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John Humbley, Paris, France; Gerhard Budin, Vienna, Austria; Christer Laurén, Vasa, Finland.
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Audience: Readable for a broad audience of scholars, not only expert linguists, with recommendations of further reading