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Healthcare across Cultures

English in Medical Education reviewed by Catherine Richards

September 2016 | Book Review

In English in Medical Education: An intercultural approach to teaching language and values, the authors take a fresh and very contemporary look at the topic of language education in medicine, examining the importance of cross-cultural competence in both language and medical training and discussing the methodological shift towards ‘task-based’ language learning and “problem based” medical […]

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Medical English on the Frontline Dr Stephen Nickless

July 2016 | Practice

Ahead of his plenary session at the forthcoming International Medical English Conference (10 Sept) in Norwich, Dr Stephen Nickless talks about his involvement with the Refugee Council medical programme. I speak very good English. My general vocabulary is huge – at least 38,000 words plus thousands of collocations, phrases and expressions. My medical vocabulary adds […]

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