ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
6
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
36
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (36 hours)
Requirements: 

no prerequisites are required

Final Examination: 
Orale

The final examination is written and consists of 2 parts: the first one is aimed at assessing the student's knowledge of the basic English grammar rules through 48 questions, including gap-filling exercises, sentence transformation, error correction, use of the right tense.
In the second part 18 multiple choice questions will test the student's proper use of the vocabulary related to dentistry acquired during the course.

Assessment: 
Giudizio Finale

The course is aimed at reinforcing students’ knowledge of the basic English grammar and building up their technical vocabulary in order to read and translate scientific texts related to dentistry

Grammar:
Simple Present – Present Continuous – Simple Past – Present Perfect – Present Perfect Continuous – Future- Active / Passive form – The article – Relative Clauses – Modal verbs – Countable and uncountable nouns – If- clauses.
Vocabulary:
Dentistry: disciplines and people concerned – the dental office and its equipment – the human tooth – permanent and deciduous dentition – dental prostheses and orthodontic appliances.

Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in use, Cambridge

C. Trapani, Basic dental English, Piccin

Lectures (36 hours in total) - grammar review: reading and listening comprehension exercises (with audiovisual aids )- translation of simple texts related to the field of dentistry.

At the end of the lesson or by appointment to be scheduled with the teacher

Professors

TOMMASO LAURA