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Webinar | Corpus Linguistics Applied to English Education EALTHY & Specialist Language Courses

February 2024 | Webinar

Dr. Shelley Staples, a corpus linguist and healthcare communication researcher, discusses findings from key corpus linguistics studies in the medical context and how these findings could be applied to classroom instruction.

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Webinar summary | Communication, Mentorship and Health Promotion in Dietetics EALTHY

January 2024 | Discussion

Virginia and Emma discussed issues and challenges when working with people with learning disabilities and Emma´s multiple roles she is currently involved in. Finally, Emma talked about the areas of Dietetics that she hopes may be focused on in the future.

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Webinar | Communication, Mentorship and Health Promotion in Dietetics EALTHY & Specialist Language Courses

December 2023 | Webinar

The webinar will discuss the needs of people with learning difficulties which lead to poor health outcomes, including dysphagia, diabetes, obesity, and ageing-related issue. It will deal with communication challenges when working with such people.

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English Proficiency in Reading and Listening of Adults around the World EALTHY

December 2023 | Article

The “Education First English Proficiency Index 2023” (EF EPI) report compared English language skills of adults around the world. It presents the key findings, describes the methodology used, and provides a list of ideas for teachers and schools on how they can improve the English proficiency of their learners.

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Webinar summary | Exploring LGBTQIA+ Identities and Representation EALTHY

December 2023 | Discussion

In this webinar, Peter talked about the LGBTQIA+ identity, their experiences in healthcare, issues and assumptions, and made suggestions about the use of appropriate language. He also showed an example of his ELT materials incorporating family and relationships vocabulary.

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International Universal Health Coverage Day, 12th December EALTHY

December 2023 | Events

The International Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day aims to raise awareness of the need for strong and resilient health systems and universal health coverage with multi-stakeholder partners. The 2023 theme Health for All: Time for Action.

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Call for Webinar Speakers 2024 EALTHY & Specialist Language Courses

December 2023 | Webinar

We are looking for experienced teachers, researchers and healthcare practitioners who would like to participate as speakers in our live online events in 2024. Do you have English for Healthcare expertise to share? Webinars are a great opportunity to collaborate with EALTHY to showcase your expertise.

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Webinar | The Challenges of LGBTQIA+ Community in Healthcare EALTHY & Specialist Language Courses

December 2023 | Webinar

Peter will explore the basics of the LGBTQIA+ identity and people’s experiences of healthcare in the UK. He will then provide suggestions on how to include the community in English language materials.

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6th English for Healthcare Conference EALTHY & SLC

November 2023 | Events

As ever, the English for Healthcare conference will be a fantastic opportunity to showcase all the great things that are happening in the global world of English for Healthcare – from classroom practice to research to assessment to the impact of technology and AI - and everything in between.

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