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Title: A framework for designing and evaluating ESP materials for English and communication skills in the doctor-patient interview
Author: McCullagh, Marie
ISNI:       0000 0004 5369 8035
Awarding Body: University of Portsmouth
Current Institution: University of Portsmouth
Date of Award: 2015
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Effective medical consultations make an important contribution to positive outcomes for patients. For the large number of international doctors working in English speaking countries, deficits in language and communication skills can be a barrier to this effectiveness. This reflective report evaluates the effectiveness of 'Good practice' (McCullagh and Wright, 2008), a course book and related components, in addressing those deficits. The book filled a gap in the English for Medical Purposes literature, by providing learning materials with a clear focus on communicating in the doctor patient interview. Existing tools for evaluation which these materials can make to improving doctors' skills and knowledge.
Supervisor: Wright, Sue Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Languages and Area Studies