Constructing Professional Discourse
A Multiperspective Approach to Domain-specific DiscourseseBook - 2012
This book explores the fascinating role that language plays in the construction of non-verbal objects by mapping out the ontological meaning of the specialised concepts and the domain-specific knowledge embedded in them. In doing so, it provides a comprehensive linguistic insight into the discourse of professional domain-specific communities and hence, into the communication practices and procedures of those communities. In this respect, the book offers a response to the claims made by many o ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages) : illustrations