SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Biomedical Laboratory techniques
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2021/2022
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2022/2023
Course type: 
A foreign language, final examination
Seat of the course: 
Varese - Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
1
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
12
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (12 hours)
Requirements: 

Basic knowledge of the English language

Final Examination: 
Orale

Written examination: reading comprehension of a short text with exercises : to fill 12 gaps with words from a table, to find 10 synonyms, to answer 8 questions with True/False.

The student will have to obtain "Pass".

Because of the current health emergency the method of examination might be changed

Assessment: 
Giudizio Finale

The course is designed to:
* help students read medical journals and textbooks more fluently and improve their knowledge of scientific English regarding themes and topics specific to the field of biomedical laboratory techniques.
* reinforce students’ oral and written communication skills as part of their ongoing path of education.
* analyze the structure of a scientific paper

The biomedical laboratory technician’s job – instruments, hygiene and laboratory equipment- safety at work for health-related workers – infection control in health-care settings – prevention – laboratory tests ( collecting samples for testing and procedures – terms used to describe lab results)- lab tests and diagnosis.
Research articles: main sections (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion)
Research studies
Review of the basic grammar structures when necessary.

Convenzionale

Frontal class (online)

It is possible to contact the teacher at the e-mail address:

marina.tettamanti@uninsubria.it

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