LINGUA INGLESE

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Biomedical Laboratory techniques
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2021/2022
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2021/2022
Course type: 
A foreign language, final examination
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
2
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
24
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (24 hours)
Requirements: 

None

Final Examination: 
Orale

Written examination: 1^part: 7 grammar exercises (for a total number of 48 questions: multiple choice, gap filling, cloze, sentence transformation, use of the right tense); 2^ part: vocabulary: 12 multiple choice questions.
The student will have to obtain "pass".
Because of the current state of health emergency the method of examination might be changed.

Assessment: 
Giudizio Finale

To understand, acquire and analyze the basic structures of the English grammar in order to read and translate medical /scientific papers, journals and textbooks .

The course is aimed at reinforcing students’ writing and communication skills at work and giving them practice in current healthcare situations.

Grammar: the article- countable and uncountable nouns- personal pronouns- indefinite adjectives and pronouns- adjectives and adverbs(comparatives and superlatives)- the Simple Present- the Present Continuous- the Simple Past- the Past Continuous- the Present Perfect (simple and continuous)- the Past Perfect- the Future(be going to, will/shall, present cont., simple present)- the passive voice- modal verbs- relative clauses (defining/non-defining).
Vocabulary: the hospital and its departments, the main healthcare professionals (jobs, work setting, instruments and equipment) describing parts of the body, terminology for medical procedures and medical investigation (ultrasound scan, CT scan, MRI, ECG, laboratory tests), medications, therapies.

Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press
Marie Mc Cullagh,Ros Wright Good Practice- Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner Cambridge University Press
Eric Glendinning, Ron Howard, Professional English in Use- Medicine Cambridge University Press

Convenzionale

Frontal class (online)

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

marina.tettamanti@uninsubria.it

Professors

TETTAMANTI MARINA