Medically Speaking RULES
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Manual and CD
Lynda Katz Wilner, M.S., CCC-SLP and Marjorie Feinstein-Whittaker, M.S. CCC-SLP
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Medically Speaking RULES is an innovative, comprehensive, cutting-edge approach to accent modification designed for intermediate to advanced students in the healthcare professions. Medically Speaking RULES reinforces the underlying skills introduced in Medically Speaking: Accent Modification for the Medical Profession. The realistic and practical content of Medically Speaking RULES will help the healthcare professional become a more effective communicator and thus enhance the caregiver-patient relationship and the quality of patient care.
Pronunciation, stress and language usage for idiosyncratic rules of spoken North American English
Strategies for effective communication in the medical work setting
Tips for effective telephone communication
Features of this program:
3 hours of training exercises on CD
Before and after introductory scripts
Sound loaded paragraphs to practice pronunciation of over 30 vowels and consonants
Used as independent study or with the guidance of a professional
Which do I order, Medically Speaking: Accent Modification for the Medical Profession or Medically Speaking RULES?
Medically Speaking: Accent Modification for the Medical Profession addresses the key fundamental issues of stress and intonation patterns, pronunciation of sounds within words and sentences, and 100 idiomatic expressions that are used in medical vocabulary. This is often the primary book when individuals have intellligibility issues. It is arranged with audio CD accompaniments for all exercises (except Idiomatic Expressions) and the individual can independently practice the units under the guidance and recommendations of the speech-language pathologist.
is a resource and interactive workbook enhancing concepts taught in the Medically Speaking program. It provides extensive activities for units in Medically Speaking, e.g. compound nouns, heteronyms, question patterns, and 60 more idiomatic expressions with activities. Features that are unique to MS RULES are units on acronyms and initializations, numbers, articles, and other RULES to master the intonation patters of American English. Many of the exercises have selected items on the audio CDs for practice.
When you purchase both books, you can address a greater range of competency and use the books simultaneously or sequentially depending on the needs of the particular individual. These books can be used for individuals, groups, or as a resource within the language lab.
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