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TOC: Canadian Modern Language Review 67/4 (2011)

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        1.     Journals Dept , Canadian Modern Language Review Vol. 67, No. 4 (2011)

Message 1: Canadian Modern Language Review Vol. 67, No. 4 (2011)
Date: 27-Oct-2011
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Subject: Canadian Modern Language Review Vol. 67, No. 4 (2011)
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Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Journal Title: Canadian Modern Language Review
Volume Number: 67
Issue Number: 4
Issue Date: 2011

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This issue contains:

Editorial / Éditorial
Norman Segalowitz, Eva Kehayia

Formulaic Language as a Barrier to Effective Communication with People with
Alzheimer's Disease
Alison Wray

Carers recognize that the linguistic problems associated with Alzheimer's disease
(AD) can be detrimental to effective communication, but they are often not sure
what they can do to help. This article examines the use of formulaic language in
AD, including routines, repetitions, and fillers, through the lens of a model of how
cognitive and social priorities shape language learning and use...

Automatic Speech Recognition for CALL: A Task-Specific Application for Training
Nicholas R. Walker, Henrietta Cedergren, Pavel Trofimovich, et al.

In recent years, language researchers and teachers have attempted to put
meaningful communication at the centre of learners' classroom interactions. Yet
the majority of existing computer-assisted language learning (CALL) applications
have relied on largely non-communicative learner-computer interactions. The
challenge facing CALL developers, therefore, is to explore new ways of providing
learners with communicative practice...

Exploring the Determinants of Language Barriers in Health Care (LBHC): Toward a
Research Agenda for the Language Sciences
Norman Segalowitz, Eva Kehayia

There is growing interest in language barriers in health care (LBHC) – interest, that
is, in how the quality of health care service delivery might be compromised when
patients and health care providers do not share the same first language...

Norme pédagogique et infirmières bilingues en milieu francophone minoritaire
Suzie Beaulieu

Les infirmières œuvrant dans leur langue seconde (L2) font face à divers
problèmes langagiers en milieu clinique dont la difficulté à comprendre l'accent des
patients et les expressions appartenant au registre familier qu'ils emploient...

Well, Now, Okey Dokey: English Discourse Markers in Spanish-Language Medical
Caroline Vickers, Ryan Goble

The purpose of this article is to examine the use of English discourse markers
(EDMs) in medical consultations that were conducted in Spanish. Data are
collected from an audio-recorded corpus of Spanish-language consultations that
took place in a small community clinic in the United States as well as post-
consultation interviews with patients and providers...

Learning about HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Digital Resources and Language Learner
Bonny Norton, Shelley Jones, Daniel Ahimbisibwe

While the HIV/AIDS epidemic has wrought havoc in the lives of millions of people
in sub-Saharan Africa, access to information about the causes, symptoms, and
treatment of the disease remains a challenge for many, and particularly for young
people. This article reports on an action research study undertaken in a rural
Ugandan village in 2006...

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            Spanish (spa)

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