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Author Hartig, Alissa J., author

Title Connecting language and disciplinary knowledge in English for specific purposes : case studies in law / Alissa J. Hartig
Published Bristol, UK ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA, USA : Multilingual Matters, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 191 pages.)
Series New perspectives on language and education ; 55
New perspectives on language and education.
Contents Introduction -- Language, literacy, and disciplinary knowledge. Second language legal literacy -- Linking language and concepts through pedagogy -- Hong: legal concepts mediating language use -- Weixin: understanding precedent but struggling with language -- Bader: negotiating genre to express a common law argument -- Alima: distinguishing discourse proficiency from "professional vision" -- Addressing connections between language and disciplinary knowledge. implications for research and teaching -- Conclusion -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Law -- Language -- Study and teaching.
Law -- Methodology -- Study and teaching.
Legal composition -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781783098521 (electronic bk.)
178309852X (electronic bk.)