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Martin, Gillian S. – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
Research on the routines of doctor-patient consultations has been conducted in language and culture concordant dyads and in dyads where either doctor or patient uses a foreign language; yet there is an absence of scholarly engagement with consultations where both participants are using a foreign language. In seeking to address this gap, this…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Physician Patient Relationship, Socialization, English (Second Language)
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Barron, Anne; Pandarova, Irina; Muderack, Karoline – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2015
The present study, situated in the area of variational pragmatics, contrasts tag question (TQ) use in Ireland and Great Britain using spoken data from the Irish and British components of the International Corpus of English (ICE). Analysis is on the formal and functional level and also investigates form-functional relationships. Findings reveal…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Computational Linguistics, Pragmatics, Foreign Countries