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His definition of patient-initiated questions, however, was limited to those that were first in the sequence and introduced new information. ’ (1979: 239). Ainsworth-Vaughn (2001: 463) comments that ever since Frankel’s work on ‘patient-initiated’ questions, there has been an overgeneralisation in the literature that stereotypes all patients as passive and powerless. , 1988; Ainsworth-Vaughn, 2001). In a study of Chilean doctors and patients, Cordella found that ‘both doctors and patients used a remarkably similar number of words in the discourse and suggests that both participants had the opportunity to take the floor during the consultation and to elaborate on their speech’ (2004: 58).

1996: 17) Pöchhacker defines Community Interpreting in relation to the setting, placing it in the realm of institutional, public service settings. Such specificity excludes other types of interpreting performed by community interpreters that do not fall under this category, such as damages cases, private doctor’s consultations, interviews with bank managers, to name just a few. He makes the important point that the term ‘community’ refers to both the mainstream and the minority communities, which can include ethnic, aboriginal or hearing-impaired communities.

3 Factors influencing style of delivery Mode Setting Simultaneous Conference Whispering simultaneous into minority language Long (classic) consecutive Short consecutive (dialogue) Whispering simultaneous into mainstream language Community (in particular the courtroom) Conference Community Community (especially in the courtroom) Community (especially mental health sessions) Focus Style Register Propositional Coherent, omission content of non-content features, repetition, backtracking Propositional Coherent, omission content of non-content features, repetition, backtracking Formal Propositional Coherent, omission content of non-content features, repetition, backtracking Propositional As original content and style of speech Propositional As original content and style of speech Formal Formal Formal and informal Informal style of the patient’s speech.

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