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Meeting Migrants in Health Care (completed)

An in-depth Study of Experiences Related to Patient and Provider Diversity.

Subproject: Understanding and Agreement in L2 Doctor-Patient Interaction

This subproject deals with strategies used by doctors and patients in order to avoid and prevent understanding problems in conversation. It studies in part the L1 speakers’ adaptation to the L2 speakers and their strategies for checking the interlocutors’ understanding, partly strategies used by L2 speakers in order to check their own or their interlocutor’s understanding.




Norwegian Research Council, Health and care services program.


AHUS University hospital research group: Pål Gulbrandsen (PI) and Anne-Marie Landmark  Dalby (PhD-project).

Published July 1, 2014 2:07 PM - Last modified Nov. 21, 2019 2:34 PM