English for medical purposes

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dc.contributor.author Ibrahim-Ali, Amina
dc.contributor.author Marshall, Shelley
dc.date.accessioned 2022-08-15T16:12:03Z
dc.date.available 2022-08-15T16:12:03Z
dc.date.issued 2022
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/54275
dc.description 148 pg.; illustrated. en_US
dc.description.abstract In 2009 the University of the West Indies (UWI) Centre for Language Learning (CLL) was contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course for a newly-arrived cohort of Cuban healthcare professionals. By the end of a sixty-hour course in a two-week period, these doctors and nurses were to assume duty at local hospitals and health centres throughout Trinidad & Tobago. Readiness of the Cuban medical staff for the local context implied their familiarity with local cultural norms and their ability to decipher the local standard language and creole; and to make themselves understood. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Centre for Language Learning (CLL) and The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject English language—Study and teaching—Foreign speakers en_US
dc.title English for medical purposes en_US
dc.type Book en_US


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