The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes
Featuring a collection of newly commissioned essays, edited by two leading scholars, this Handbook surveys the key research findings in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).
* Provides a state-of-the-art overview of the origins and evolution, current research, and future directions in ESP
* Features newly-commissioned contributions from a global team of leading scholars
* Explores the history of ESP and current areas of research, including speaking, reading, writing, technology, and business, legal, and medical English
* Considers perspectives on ESP research such as genre, intercultural rhetoric, multimodality, English as a lingua franca and ethnography