Laura Ferrarotti is Research Associate (Ricercatore) in English Language and Linguistics in the Department of Communication and Social Research at the University of Rome ‘Sapienza’, where she has been teaching Business English and English for the Media at B.A and M.A levels. Her main research interests lie in mass media studies, the language of advertising and promotional language, urban linguistic landscapes, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis. She has carried out research into the language of television and news broadcasting and on the language of online university websites in a comparative and cross-cultural perspective. She is currently working on the language and narrative patterns of patients on medical online forums.

A full list of her publications is available here.

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