Balteiro Fernández, María Isabel (Principal Researcher); Aleson Carbonell, María Amparo; Belda Medina, José Ramón; Campos Pardillos, Miguel Ángel; Calvo Ferrer, José Ramón; Martínez Motos, Raquel.


  • The study of all aspects of English lexis.
  • The study, analysis and compilation of general English lexis and of languages for specific purposes from multiple perspectives and levels: lexicological and lexicographical, morphological, semantic, stylistic, ELT, discourse analysis (textual genres) and from a genre perspective.
  • The contrastive analysis of English lexis and other languages, especially Spanish.


 Research Lines
  • Word formation processes in the general and specialised languages in English and Spanish.
  • Teaching of English lexis as L2 or FL.
  • Lexis and genre.
  • Terminological resources and/or lexicographical repertoires (dictionaries, glossaries, etc.) and specialised languages corpora: creation and compilation, especially on tourism and leisure, ICTs, health science, sport and fashion.
  • The interrelation between lexical selection and professional genres in the specialised languages.
  • Cognitive and stylistic aspects of the specialised languages lexis.


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