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471. Wozniak, S. (2010). Language needs analysis from a perspective of international professional mobility: The case of French mountain guides, English for Specific Purposes, 29(4), 243-252.
Location:
France
Type of subjects/data: guides, novice guides
No. of subjects/data: 3, 53
Instruments: Interview, Observation, Questionnaire
Method of analysis: - analyses of interview data
- percentage
Other aspects: triangulation
Research design:
Survey research
Level of detail: Low

Keywords:
English as an international language; English for occupational purposes; Language audit; Language needs; Mountain guides; Needs analysis


472. Jablonkai, R. (2010). English in the context of European integration: A corpus-driven analysis of lexical bundles in English EU documents. English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp. 253-267.
Location:
More than one country
Type of subjects/data: English EU discourse corpus
No. of subjects/data: 241 written texts
Instruments: Concordancer
Method of analysis: - four-word lexical bundles were identified by WordSmith Tools
- high frequency lexical bundles were selected
- lexical items of EU documents and the BNC were compared
- structural and functional analysis of EU documents were conducted
Other aspects: - criteria for selecting high frequency lexical bundles for further analysis (p.256)
- structural and functional analysis of lexical bundles
Research design:
Corpus-based research
Level of detail: High

Keywords:
Corpus-driven research; Lexical bundles; Lexical patterns; Multi-word formulaic sequences; Written English EU discourse; EU English


473. Evans, S. (2010). Business as usual: The use of English in the professional world in Hong Kong, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp.153-167.
Location:
Hong Kong
Type of subjects/data: professionals (workers)
No. of subjects/data: 2030
Instruments: Questionnaire, Interview
Method of analysis: - means and percentages
- ANOVA
Other aspects:
Research design:
Survey research
Level of detail: Medium

Keywords:
Business, Workplace, Importance of English


474. Kassim, H. & Ali, F. (2010). English communicative events and skills needed at the workplace: Feedback from the industry, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp.168-182.
Location:
Malaysia
Type of subjects/data: Engineers
No. of subjects/data: 65
Instruments: Questionnaire
Method of analysis: - means and percentages
- content analysis
Other aspects:
Research design:
Survey research
Level of detail: Medium

Keywords:
communication skills, English for Engineers, engineers, workplace


475. Bjørge, A.K. (2010). Conflict or cooperation: The use of backchannelling in ELF negotiations, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp.191-203, 10.1016/j.esp.2009.04.002.
Location:
Norway
Type of subjects/data: students
No. of subjects/data: 51
Instruments: Video recordings, Corpus
Method of analysis: - frequncy and percentage
- word count
- turn lenghths
Other aspects: - backchannelling items
- transciption
Research design:
Discourse research
Level of detail: Medium

Keywords:
communication, business, ESP, negotiating skill, backchannelling


476. Flowerdew, J. & Wan, A. (2010). The linguistic and the contextual in applied genre analysis: The case of the company audit report, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp.78-93, doi 10.1016/j.esp.2009.07.001.
Location:
Hong Kong
Type of subjects/data: audit report, auditors, a technical manager
No. of subjects/data: 25, 4, 1
Instruments: Text/ text book, Observation, Interview
Method of analysis: - genre analysis: ESP & New Rhetoric approaches
- analysis of interview data
Other aspects:
Research design:
Ethnographic research
Level of detail: Medium

Keywords:
audit report, genre analysis, ESP, New Rhetoric approach


477. Reinhardt, J. (2010). Directives in office hour consultations: A corpus-informed investigation of learner and expert usage, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp.94-107, doi 10.1016/j.esp.2009.09.003.
Location:
United States
Type of subjects/data: corpora, learners
No. of subjects/data: 2, 3
Instruments: Corpus, Interview
Method of analysis: - corpus analysis
- identifying a pragmatic unit of analysis (directive construction)
- comparative analysis of directives use in office hours
Other aspects: - MICASE
- a social-functional politeness framework
Research design:
Discourse research
Level of detail: Medium

Keywords:
directives, spoken language, consultation, learner language


478. Bremner, S. (2010). Collaborative writing: Bridging the gap between the textbook and the workplace, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp.121-132, doi 10.1016/j.esp.2009.11.001.
Location:
Hong Kong
Type of subjects/data: textbooks
No. of subjects/data: 8
Instruments:
Method of analysis: - textbooks were examined to find out how they deal with the aspects of collaborative writing
Other aspects:
Research design:
Discourse research
Level of detail: Low

Keywords:
business textbooks, workplace, writing


479. James, M.A. (2010). Transfer climate and EAP education: Studentsí perceptions of challenges to learning transfer, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp.133-147, doi 10.1016/j.esp.2009.09.002.
Location:
United States
Type of subjects/data: students
No. of subjects/data: 52
Instruments: Interview
Method of analysis: the interview transcripts were analysed
Other aspects:
Research design:
Level of detail: High

Keywords:
transfer climate, learning transfer, perceptions


480. Hincks, R. (2010). Speaking rate and information content in English lingua franca oral presentations, English for Specific Purposes, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp.4-18, doi 10.1016/j.esp.2009.05.004.
Location:
Sweden
Type of subjects/data: students
No. of subjects/data: 14
Instruments: Task/ activity, Audio-recordings
Method of analysis: - oral presentations in English and Swedish were transcribed
- speaking rate and mean length of runs were calculated
- content information of the presentations in English and Swedish were compared
Other aspects: - measurement of speaking rate and information content
- WaveSurfer software: the measurement of pause length
- Dragon NatSpeak9: the speaker-dependent dictation software
Research design:
Level of detail: High

Keywords:
speaking rate, ELF, oral presentation


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