Ecaterina Pavel

Ecaterina Pavel
Universitatea Transilvania Brasov | unitbv · Department of Literature and Cultural Studies

PhD

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September 2016 - present
Universitatea Transilvania Brasov
Position
  • Senior Lecturer
Description
  • Teaching English for Medical Purposes, English for Economics and Business, English for Academic Purposes

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Publications (13)
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The question of teaching English for Medical Purposes has been significantly researched over the last few years. English is today's lingua franca of medical international communication, the same as Greek and Latin were in the past; therefore, it is an essential prerequisite for a medical career, all the more so as a large number of Romanian medical...
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The present study investigates university students’ motivation and learning strategies in an English for Medical Purposes (EMP) context. This research paper establishes a quantitative framework for exploring students’ intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to learn EMP. The aim of this study was to analyse if motivation shapes the learning behaviours a...
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English is nowadays the universal language of medical communication worldwide, just as Greek and Latin were in the past. Hence, it is an essential requirement for a medical career, which has led to the emergence of a new branch of ESP (English for Specific Purposes): English for Medical Purposes (EMP). Teaching EMP has been continuously adapted in...
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This research study investigates the terminology built around the concept of humours emerging from antiquity in the Hippocratic writings. The focus will be on (but not limited to) the effervescent nineteenth century since it is when most changes took place in the process of modernisation and re-Romanisation.
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In the Romanian context, writing is in a paradoxical situation: it is claimed to be important though it is one of the skills that is little invested in and moreover it undergoes strong opposition from the parents who would opt for digitalization as a preventive opportunity for their children in the future. Mistreated by both school and society, wri...
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În România, situația scrierii ca disciplină școlară este una paradoxală: deși discursul general o declară importantă, se investește tot mai puțin în această abilitate; în plus, suferă o puternică opoziție din partea părinților, care ar opta pentru competențe de scriere digitale, considerate mai de perspectivă pentru copiii lor. Minată atît de școal...
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Immersive and non-immersive virtual reality (NIVR) technology can supplement and improve standard physiotherapy and neurorehabilitation in post-stroke patients. We aimed to use MIRA software to investigate the efficiency of specific NIVR therapy as a standalone intervention, versus standardized physiotherapy for upper extremity rehabilitation in pa...
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The main purpose of this paper is to trace the origins and evolution of the anatomical terms as they appear in the English and Romanian languages, with reference to the abdominal cavity. The better to explore this topic, I will compare and contrast the etymology of the analysed terms from a diachronic perspective. Furthermore, I will investigate th...
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The aim of this study is to investigate the origins, the history and evolution of the words describing one of the splanchnic viscera, the liver, as they appear in English and Romanian languages. The better to explore this topic, I will compare the etymology of the analysed terms; in addition, I will explore the cultural history, literature, traditi...
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The aim of this article is to draw a parallel between two totalitarian ideologies - fascist and communist - which reflect in the lives and works of two poets: Giuseppe Ungaretti and Daniel Turcea. The better to explore these issues, I want to set out two distinct objectives. The first is to describe, by comparing and contrasting, the two ideologies...
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The aim of this article is to focus upon the evolution of the Oneiric group within the Romanian literature of the late 1960s. Their actions and theoretical approaches in the literature field could not develop into a coherent literary movement, lacking both favourable time and space, and being prohibited by the regime; but contributed significantly...
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The aim of this paper is to analyze the substantial actions of the Romanian Secret Police between 1968 and 1976, by monitoring the oneiric group and, particularly, one of its leaders, Dumitru Ţepeneag, as revealed by the surveillance files from the Documentary Fund of the National Council for the Study of the Secret Police Archives. The repressive...

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