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Medical Humanities: Teaching students to think John Skelton

January 2021 | Voronezh Languages in Medical Education conference

Professor John Skelton’s keynote at the Languages in Medical Education online conference at Voronezh N.N. Burdenko State Medical University, December 2020. Watch more presentations from the conference here

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My first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine Virginia Allum

January 2021 | Covid-19

Virginia Allum, EALTHY’s clinical nursing advisor and Head of Medical English for Specialist Language Courses, is a busy woman. As well as writing courses, training teachers and providing expertise and support for EALTHY and SLC, she is an item writer for the Occupational English test (OET). Remarkably, she also works part time as a Registered […]

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The Minefield of Meaning Catherine Richards

September 2020 |

Spoonerisms or malapropisms, commonly referred to as slips of the tongue, are a perfectly natural aspect of communication. They’re also the source of much amusement. Who doesn’t enjoy hearing lexically confused celebrities – Justin Bieber once claimed he was ‘detrimental to his own career’ – though I reserve most of my delight for the communicative […]

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