'Connecting Language and Disciplinary Knowledge in English for Specific Purposes: Case Studies in Law', by Alissa J. Hartig


  • Le Cheng Zhejiang University
  • Jiamin Pei Zhejiang University




case studies, law, language


Connecting Language and Disciplinary Knowledge in English for Specific Purposes: Case Studies in Law, by Alissa J. Hartig (2017), Multilingual Matters xi +191 pp

Author Biography

Le Cheng, Zhejiang University

Le Cheng, Zhejiang University, China.


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How to Cite

Cheng, L., & Pei, J. (2018). ’Connecting Language and Disciplinary Knowledge in English for Specific Purposes: Case Studies in Law’, by Alissa J. Hartig. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 25(2), 257–263. https://doi.org/10.1558/ijsll.37650



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