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Pedro Fuertes Olivera

Pedro Fuertes is a professor in the Department of English of the University of Valladolid (Spain).

Areas of Research

His areas of interests and publications deal with English for Specific Purposes, especially:

- specialized lexicography and terminology
- genre and gender
- teaching and translating specialized discourse

Some Relevant Publications

Books and Dictionaries:

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. & Arribas-Baño, Ascensión (2008). Pedagogical  Specialised Lexicography. The Representation of Meaning in Business and Spanish Business Dictionaries. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. (Terminology and Lexicography in Research and Practice, 11).

Sandro Nielsen, Lise Mourier, Henning Bergenholtz y Pedro Fuertes Olivera, Pablo Gordo Gómez, Marta Niño Amo, Angel de los Rios Rodicio, Angeles Sastre Ruano, Sven Tarp, Marisol Velasco Sacristán (2009):  El Diccionario Inglés-Español de Contabilidad (electronic version) :
http://www.accountingdictionary.dk/regn/gbsp/regngbsp_index.php <http://www.accountingdictionary.dk/regn/gbsp/regngbsp_index.php>

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. (ed.) (2010). Specialised Dictionaries for Learners. Berlin/New York: De Gruyter:  (= Lexicographica Series Maior, 136). ISBN: 978-3-11- 023132-8.

Pedro Fuertes Olivera, Pablo Gordo Gómez, Marta Niño Amo, Angel de los Rios Rodicio, Angeles Sastre Ruano, Sven Tarp, Marisol Velasco Sacristán y Sandro Nielsen, Lise Mourier, Henning Bergenholtz (2010): Diccionario de Contabilidad Inglés-Español.Navarra: Thomson Reuters-Aranzadi. ISBN: 978-84-9903-459-1

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. & H. Bergenholtz (eds.) (2011). e-Lexicography: The Internet, Digital Initiatives and Lexicography. London & New York: Continuum. ISBN: 9781441128065


Peer-reviewd articles:

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A., Velasco-Sacristán, Marisol, Arribas-Baño, Ascensión & Samaniego-Fernández, Eva (2001). “Persuasion and advertising English: Metadiscourse in slogans and headlines”. Journal of Pragmatics 33 (8): 1291-1307. Editor: Elsevier.

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. & Gómez-Martínez, Susana (2004). “Empirical assessment of some learning factors affecting Spanish students of Business English”. English for Specifc Pursoses 23: 163-180. Editor: Elsevier.

Velasco-Sacristán, Marisol & Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. (2006). “Towards a critical-cognitive-pragmatic approach to gender metaphors in Advertising English”. Journal of Pragmatics 38 (11): 1982-2002. Editor: Elsevier.

Velasco-Sacristán, Marisol & Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. (2006). “Olfactory and olfactory-mixed metaphors in print ads of perfumes”. Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics  4: 217-252.Editor: John Benjamins.

Velasco-Sacristán, Marisol & Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. (2006). “Towards a critical-cognitive-pragmatic approach to gender metaphors in Advertising English”. Journal of Pragmatics 38 (11): 1982-2002. Editor: Elsevier.

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. (2007). “A corpus-based view of lexical gender in written Business English”.  English for Specific Purposes, 26 (4): 219-234.  Editor: Elsevier.

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. & S. Tarp (2011). “Lexicography for the Third Millennium: Cognitive-oriented Specialised Dictionaries for Learners”. Ibérica. Journal of the European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes 21: 141-162.

Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A. & S. Nielsen (2011): “The dynamics of terms in accounting: what the construction of the accounting dictionaries reveals about metaphorical terms in culture-bound subject fields”. In. Rita Temmerman & M. Van Campenhoudt (eds.), The Dynamics of Terms in Specialized Communication. An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Special Issue of Terminology. International Journal of Applied Issues in Specialized Communication 17(1): 157-180. Editor: John Benjamins