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by kapvijay
Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: What do we call them linguistically?
Replies: 4
Views: 8566

Thanks Lorikeet for having given a small spark on the topic.
by kapvijay
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: What do we call them linguistically?
Replies: 4
Views: 8566

What do we call them linguistically?

Hello, I'm analyzing the nursing reports to find out the language structure used by the nursing students. In the reports, I've come across the following two sets of sentences. Group A: (This type of sentences does not have a verb phrase at all (e.g. is/was, are/were)) a). Patient conscious and orien...
by kapvijay
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: 'As per' Usage
Replies: 5
Views: 5779

Hello fluffyhamster, Thank you for confirming that the sentence is simple.
by kapvijay
Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: 'As per' Usage
Replies: 5
Views: 5779

Thank you fluffyhamster.

If we name 'as per' complex preposition, the sentence will be called 'simple sentence'. isn't it?
by kapvijay
Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:11 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: 'As per' Usage
Replies: 5
Views: 5779

'As per' Usage

Is 'as per' a Subordinative Conjunction in the following sentence?

"Treatment given as per doctor's order'
by kapvijay
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: 'Due to' and 'Undue to'
Replies: 2
Views: 2646

Thank you Fluffyhamster. I understand not only the usage of "undue" but also the usage of "due" and "due to". :D
by kapvijay
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Common Errors in Medical English
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Hello Sally Olsen I wish to share my words with you. I have gone through the books of Martin's 'working with functional grammar' and an introduction to functional grammar by Halliday. It was very difficult to understand the theory so that I'm so confused.We don't have many books on systemic function...
by kapvijay
Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: 'Due to' and 'Undue to'
Replies: 2
Views: 2646

'Due to' and 'Undue to'

Is it the correct usage?

Do we give undue to importance to grammar teaching?

Should it not be "undue importance"?
by kapvijay
Sat Sep 21, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: A/The Vote of Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 2546

I propose a vote of thanks to Lorikeet and Fluffyhamaster.
by kapvijay
Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:35 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: A/The Vote of Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 2546

A/The Vote of Thanks

Which one is correct? a vote of thanks or the vote of thanks in 'It's my immense pleasure to propose a vote of thanks/ the vote of the thanks at the end of this programme'.
by kapvijay
Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: Teaching Nursing Students Writing
Replies: 2
Views: 2496

Hi Sally, Thank you for your suggestion. I firstly found their present situation need and learning style preference (checklist of J.Reid, Personal Communication). The results for the both are composing essay for their exams and kinesthetic style respectively. Then I used the materials and exercises ...
by kapvijay
Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Common Errors in Medical English
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Hello Sally Olsen, Greetings. I have found two books - an introduction to functional grammar by Halliday and working with functional grammar by JR Martin et.al. from my university library. I hope i've chosen correct books. i've just started to read the books. I give you some of mistakes which i foun...
by kapvijay
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Common Errors in Medical English
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Hello Sally Olsen, I have gone through the article which is very useful reference work for my research. Here I like to tell about my research. I have planned to analyze the sentence structure, cohesion and coherence, and the structure of the composition of final year Nursing students. It's like a ho...
by kapvijay
Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:23 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Common Errors in Medical English
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Thank you very much Sally Olsen. I'll go through it.
by kapvijay
Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: English for Specific Purposes
Topic: Common Errors in Medical English
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Common Errors in Medical English

Is there any book for Medical Students to learn Common Errors in Medical English?