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Domain-specific English

Textual Practices across Communities and Classrooms


Guiseppina Cortese and Philip Riley

Contents: Giuseppina Cortese/Philip Riley: Introduction – Philip Riley: Epistemic Communities: The Social Knowledge System, Discourse and Identity – Maurizio Gotti: The Development of English as a Language for Specialized Purposes – Christer Laurén: The Conflict between National Languages and English as the Languages of Arts and Sciences – Christopher N. Candlin/Vijay K. Bhatia/Christian H. Jensen: Must the Worlds Collide? Professional and Academic Discourses in the Study and Practice of Law – Anna Mauranen: «A Good Question.» Expressing Evaluation in Academic Speech – Teppo Varttala: Hedging in Scientific Research Articles: A Cross-disciplinary Study – Donna R. Miller: Probing Ways of Meaning in ‘Technocratic’ Discourse – Stefania Nuccorini: The Role of Dictionaries in Non-native Academic Writing: A Case Study – Maria Luisa Carrió: The Use of Phrasal Verbs by Native and Non-native Writers in Technical Articles – Tatiana Fedoulenkova: Idioms in Business English: Ways to Cross-cultural Awareness – Paola Giunchi: Information or Misinformation? ‘Translating’ Medical Research Papers into Web-posted Accounts – Izaskun Elorza: Assessing Translation in Domain-specific Learning Environments: A Study of Textual Variation – Hilkka Stotesbury: A Study of Interpretation in Critical Writing – Joseba M. González: In Search of Synergy: Agents Involved and Their Contribution – Giuseppina Cortese: My ‘Doxy’ Is Not Your ‘Doxy’: Doing Corpus Linguistics as Collaborative Design.