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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1188771
Description: Medical terms are a recognised problem in doctor-patient consultations. By contrast, the language difficulties of online healthcare documents are underestimated, even though patients are often encoura ... More
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Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1065960
Description: 4 page(s)
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1259670
Description: Health TermFinder (HTF) is an online platform and information tool designed to support medical and health terminologies. Pilot termbanks in selected fields such as breast cancer are currently under co ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1068589
Description: What are backchannels? Backchannels can be generally defined as the intermittent vocal noises e.g. mm, oh, right, yeah, made by the listener while in conversation with another person. They are known b ... More
Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/308388
Description: This paper analyses the colloquial elements used in the narratives of three Australian writers of the later nineteenth century-Marcus Clarke, AJ Boyd and Henry Lawson-to investigate whether their narr ... More
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Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/342176
Description: Book review of 'Mapping unity and diversity world-wide. Corpus-based studies of new Englishes', Marianne Hundt and Ulrike Gut (eds), 2012. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: Benjamins. xiv + 294 pp. ISBN 978902 ... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/308409
Description: 3 page(s)
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/304357
Description: This paper describes a terminological approach to the teaching and learning of fundamental concepts in foundation tertiary units in Statistics and Accounting, using an online dictionary-style resource ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/322302
Description: 3 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/323953
Description: This paper presents a mini-diachronic investigation into the question of whether usage guides (prescriptive or descriptive) affect the evolution of standard written English, using the notions of codif ... More
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Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289760
Description: This paper compares variation in choice of pronoun case in different regional varieties of the English language, as Peters discovers evidence for the influence of pragmatic factors in some registers l ... More
Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/282794
Description: The most up-to-date A-Z resource available for English grammar, this dictionary provides concise, practical definitions and explanations of hundreds of terms. Each term includes examples and cross ref ... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268196
Description: This paper examines two kinds of questions relating to the lexical needs of professional ESP students: (1) what range of terms and words do they need help with? (2) what types of dictionary, bilingual ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208593
Description: 11 page(s)
Authors: Peters, Pam
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/173433
Description: 18 page(s)