An interview with Mr Juan Antonio Torrecilla

This was the first interview in the new series of podcast interviews on health. Mr Juan Antonio Torrecilla answered candidly to the questions asked about different aspects of his life and work, ranging from why he became a surgeon to what is his favourite guitarist. The interview will also reveal why Juan Antonio has the…

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Podcast interviews in English

The Medical English blog will begin a series of podcast interviews. The idea is to set up a regular interview section where we will interview doctors, nurses, health librarians, researchers, in fact all those working in the field of medicine. The interviews aim to present the “personal” side of those working within medicine, and we…

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False friends in Medical English by Jonathan McFarland

False friends (faux amis) are pairs of words that look or sound the same in two languages, but have different meanings. One kind of false friends can occur when two speakers speak different varieties of the same language. Speakers of British English and American English sometimes have this problem. George Bernard Shaw commented: “England and…

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An Introduction to Medical English

I have been working in the field of Medical English for the last decade, and have decided to put down some of my ideas on this blog, and to open it up to more people and more ideas; in other words start a community dedicated to Medical English in all its different forms and versions….

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