ESRC-AHRC/ LCSAW Joint Conference 2019
Yuka Ishikawa (Nagoya Institute of Tech) and Tomiko Komiya (Okazaki Women's Junior College)
(Bio) Dr. Yuka Ishikawa is Professor of English and Linguistics at Nagoya Institute of Technology. Her recent publications include "ESP Goi Kenkyu No Chihei" (New Horizon in ESP Vocabulary Studies) (Kinseido, 2018). Prof. Tomiko Komiya recently published "Kokusai eigo ron de kawaru nihon no eigo kyoiku" (World Englishes and the Changing English Education in Japan) (Kuroshio Shuppan, 2016).
(Title) Possibilities of ESP "Learner" Corpus: Collecting and Analyzing the Abstracts of Engineering Papers Written by Young Researchers
(Abstract) This paper introduces a corpus of abstracts taken from engineering papers. This presentation is based on her kakenhiresearch project to develop an online support system for Japanese young engineers who like to write their MA and/or Ph.D theses in English.