The Morpho-Syntactic Features of The Notes of EFL Of Nasiriya Students at College of Medicine: An Analytical Study

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Lecturer: Saddam Salim Hmood

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This Paper conducts a linguistic analysis of the notes written by EFL Nassiriya  students at college of  Medicine . It aims at identifying the linguistic features of the English  used in medical writing through answering the following question:


-What are the morpho-syntactic features of medical Notes ?


        Note-taking is the process that English foreign learners perform when they attend lectures in English . It involves certain important skills , such as good command of  listening , extracting the major points and the gist of utterances , using abbreviations , contractions , shorthand keywords, etc.


        Lecture is the predominant and most common method of teaching in higher education throughout the world . Thus note taking imposes itself as a necessary method for utilizing the subject matter of the lecture .


        The study is based on the following hypotheses (1)the notes written by EFL Nassiriyah  students of the college of Medicine are characterized by certain morpho-syntactic features to the extent that make them as a special variety.(2) the passive verbs in either medical notes do not represent a linguistic feature compared with the active ones..


        In order to achieve the aims of the study, two types of notes written by twenty five students are examined :Surgery and Ortho . These notes are taken from 5th  year students . To the best knowledge of the researcher , no such study has been carried out in the field of the language of medical issues in Iraq , therefore the present study is an attempt to fill this gap.

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Lecturer: Saddam Salim Hmood. (2019). The Morpho-Syntactic Features of The Notes of EFL Of Nasiriya Students at College of Medicine: An Analytical Study. Journal of Basic Education Collage / Al-Mustansiriyah University, 1(عدد خاص), 228-249. https://doi.org/10.35950/cbej.v1iعدد خاص.4632
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