About us

The Languages for specific purposes, language corpora, and English linguistics applied to knowledge engineering research group was established in its original form back in 1994 at the University of Murcia. Our group researches English for Specific Purposes (ESP) research and the use of corpora for language analysis and teaching. We also specialise in the combination of linguistics and knowledge engineering.

Research fields

  • Teaching and learning of ESP (English for Specific Purposes)
  • Business and technical-scientific English
  • Legal English
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Applied linguistics and language learning and teaching
  • Academic English
  • General and specialised translation
  • Computerised linguistics
  • English in literary language


Pilar Aguado Jiménez

Yolanda Noguera Díaz

Carlos Ordoñana Guillamón

Pascual Pérez-Paredes

Fuensanta Piqueras Casado

Purificación Sánchez Hernández