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 language use, English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and the use of corpora in language education.

Research fields

  • Use of corpora in language education
  • Teaching and learning of ESP (English for Specific Purposes)
  • Business and technical-scientific English
  • Legal English
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Learner corpus research
  • Applied linguistics and language learning and teaching
  • Academic English
  • Corpus-assisted discourse analysis
  • Computerised linguistics


Pilar Aguado Jiménez

Yolanda Noguera Díaz

Carlos Ordoñana Guillamón

Pascual Pérez-Paredes

Fuensanta Piqueras Casado

Purificación Sánchez Hernández