English for Nurses

by Mallika Balu

English for Nurses begins with a historical perspective of the English language and gradually moves onto delineate its evolution, over the centuries, into the present non-native English. Any student nurse belonging to a non-English-speaking country faces a terrible ordeal in not knowing the English language. A student nurse encounters a world of learning, a world of emotionally growing into a responsible person and world of communication. This book has been designed to help in dealing with the world of communication. A mixture of scientific world as well as the general life outside the hospital is given while learning English in this book. The book has been divided into parts with each part helping the learner to attain confidence by learning in a methodological manner. Salient features of the book are: (i) Provides landscape of language to the text, before venturing into main concern. (ii) Tells about English grammar and familiarizes users with these aspects. (iii) Deals with ‘Sentence’ and its varieties. (iv) Aims at developing other major language learning skills-particularly Reading and Writing. (v) Every item of grammar introduces is accompanied by exercises and tasks, which are meant to reinforce learning. (vi) Etymology of certain terms is given to avoid mechanical use by the learners.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Balu Mallika Surana College, Bengaluru, India
ISBN 9789350251003
Speciality Communication and Educational Skills
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11401
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 375
Book Type Professional


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