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Title: Re-searching pains: Iranian students exploring medical English
Author: Sue-san Ghahremani-Ghajar
Institution: Alzahra University
Author: Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirhosseini
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Institution: Alzahra University
Author: Hossein Fattahi
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Abstract: This chapter, against a backdrop of several years of critical practices in medical English education, presents a language discovery approach (Ghahremani-Ghajar, Mirhosseini, & Fattahi, 2007). It explores possibilities beyond mainstream conceptions of teaching ESP by suggesting how students may become involved in searching, interacting, discovering, and, owning language in real contexts.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Ghahremani-Ghajar, S., Mirhosseini, S. A., and Fattahi, H. (2009). Re-searching pains: Iranian students exploring medical English. In A. Smith and G. Strong (Eds.), Adult Language Learners: Context and Innovation (107–114). USA, Alexandria, VA: TESOL.


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