SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Midwifery
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
2
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
A foreign language, final examination
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
1
Standard lectures hours: 
16
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (16 hours)
Requirements: 

The student should have successfully completed the English language course in the first year and have reached the basic grammar level of CEF B2.

Final Examination: 
Orale

An exam at the end of the course consisting of a written Reading Comprehension with exercises and a group presentation of an extended essay using Power Point to be discussed with the lecturer.

Assessment: 
Giudizio Finale

The aim of the course is to enable the student to fully utilise the language as a tool i the working environment, conferences, research etc.

The course focalises on both general and specific medical vocabulary, with the use of role-play and dialogue construction and reading comprehension of related texts. The course includes:
1. reading comprehension texts taken from original professional articles.
2. writing a presentation letter and CV
3. departments and professions in a British hospital.
4. writing a simple medical case note.
5. summarising medical texts.
6. specific vocabulary for symptoms and pain.
7. giving instructions and explanations.
8. anatomical terminology.
9. an extended essay: the course is divided into groups and prepares a short presentation on a chosen topic which is then discussed and presented with the use of power point.

Photocopies of relevant articles chosen by the teacher and made available to the students on e-learning.

Convenzionale

Lessons are conducted by direct method in the classroom and audio-visual research by the students.

Professors