Learning outcomes of the course unit
Acquisition by students of the capability of understanding English texts of scientific, medical or professional matter, in order to get up to date and improve their professional knowledge and skills.
KNOWLEDGE OF BASIC ENGLISH GRAMMAR
Course contents summary
Terminology: overall medical terminology; specific medical terminology concerning anatomy, physiology and pathology of the acoustic, ophthalmic, pulmonary, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, osteo-articular and muscular-skeletal apparatuses. Terminology concerning central and peripheral nervous systems and the endocrine system.
Reading and translation of medical-scientific texts.
1.”Say Ah” by Alison Wardle Volume I. Editor: Piccin.
2.“English on duty” by Linda Massari and Mary Jo Teriaca. Editor: Scienza Medica
teaching and learning activities by making use of audiovisual instruments; interactive discussions.
written translation of English texts; multiple choice questions.