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Michael Handford

Michael Handford

Michael Handford is Associate Professor in English Language at the University of Tokyo, where he lectures on and teaches business English, institutional discourse, intercultural communication, discourse analysis and pragmatics. His areas of interest are business discourse, discourse analysis, pragmatics, corpus linguistics, genre, English as an international business language, and intercultural communication. He also works as a business communication consultant in Japan. He has published in the areas of corpus linguistics, professional discourse and English language teaching, and regularly attends and presents at international conferences.

Cambridge University Press bibliography

  • The Language of Business Meetings

    The Language of Business Meetings

    This book presents a corpus-based study of the language used in business meetings.

    Author: Mike Handford
    English Type: International English
    Publication date: 19/08/2010
  • Business Advantage

    Business Advantage

    An innovative, new multi-level course for the university and in-company sector.

    Authors: Michael Handford, Martin Lisboa, Almut Koester, Angela Pitt
    English Type: International English
    CEF Level: B1 - C1
    Publication date: 01/10/2007

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