Language Barriers: the issues faced when communicating with non-native English speakers; specific...

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Language Barriers: the issues faced when communicating with non-native English speakers; specifically Spanish-speaking (Mexico). by Mind Map: Language Barriers: the issues faced when communicating with non-native English speakers; specifically Spanish-speaking (Mexico).

1. Communication of Emotions and Feelings

1.1. Cultural differences in communication: the different cultures that people come from will alter the way they communicate/express feelings

1.2. Language barriers to expressing a problem/issue: a person may not understand what a non-Native English speaker is trying to say, causing uncertainty

1.2.1. specifically within the psychological field: therapists/counselors: there are many therapists with a lack of the cultural awareness needed to provide a satisfactory service to patients

1.2.1.1. from interviews and online research: Not Yet Conducted

1.2.1.2. specifically within the medical field:nurses. Many nurses have resources such as medical interpreters. They are able to translate medical terminology to patients with knowledge of their culture and language phrases

1.2.1.2.1. ways to resolve these problems: more training, seminars, more cultural awareness, medical interpreters, etc.