Editors’ Introduction: Linguistics, Translation and Teaching in LSP

  • Mary Frances Litzler Universidad de Alcalá
  • Elena Martín Monje Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia
Palabras clave: languages for specific purposes, linguistics, applied linguistics, specialised discourse, discourse studies, pragmatics, language teaching, translation, interpreting, English for specific purposes, pedagogy


This special issue of Revista de Lenguas para Fines Específicos takes a broad view of the field of languages for specific purposes (LSP) that includes the characteristics of language in specific areas of study, adaptation during the translation process and the teaching of specialized courses. The seven papers in the present issue of the journal discuss innovative practices and findings in linguistics, teaching and translation in a variety of fields, such as engineering, medicine, business and education.


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Dörnyei, Z. (2009). The L2 motivational self-system. In Z. Dörney & E. Ushioda (Eds.), Motivation, Language Identity and the L2 Self (pp. 9-42). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Papi, M. (2010). The L2 motivational self system, L2 anxiety, and motivated behaviour: A structural equation modelling approach. System, 38, 467-479.

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Litzler, M. F., & Martín Monje, E. (2017). Editors’ Introduction: Linguistics, Translation and Teaching in LSP. Revista De Lenguas Para Fines Específicos, 23(1), 9-11. Recuperado a partir de https://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/LFE/article/view/869