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LINGUIST List 24.4695

Fri Nov 22 2013

Books: English language contact-induced features in the language of medicine: Keresztes

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Nov-2013
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: English language contact-induced features in the language of medicine: Keresztes
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Title: English language contact-induced features in the language of
Subtitle: An investigation of Hungarian Cardiology discharge reports and language attitudes of physicians and patients
Series Title: Europäische Hochschulschriften / European University Studies / Publications Universitaires Européennes - Band 381
Published: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?262564

Author: Csilla Keresztes
Electronic: ISBN: 9783653018806 Pages: 350 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Electronic: ISBN: 9783653018806 Pages: 350 Price: Europe EURO 53.1
Electronic: ISBN: 9783653018806 Pages: 350 Price: U.K. £ 42.6
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631625644 Pages: 350 Price: Europe EURO 53.20
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631625644 Pages: 350 Price: U.K. £ 42.60
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631625644 Pages: 350 Price: U.S. $ 69.95

The book describes the Hungarian language of cardiology through contact linguistic analysis of Hungarian cardiology discharge reports. The author investigates how Hungarian physicians are influenced by the English language in their professional life, and what types of interference can be found in the Hungarian documents written by them. She explores the attitude of physicians and patients towards the English language and the interferences as well. The book suggests that a common code has been developed in medicine which is a mixture of mainly Hungarian vocabulary and grammar, and Latin and English terms, and other borrowed English structural features, and it is used by the members of the two discourse communities (family physicians and cardiologists) but not by their patients.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Hungarian (hun)
                            Latin (lat)

Written In: English (eng)

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