Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Scientific English

Course code
4S01572
Name of lecturer
Valentina Adami
Coordinator
Valentina Adami
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Location
VERONA
Period
TLB - VR - LEZ 1A 2SEMESTRE dal Mar 3, 2014 al Apr 30, 2014.

Lesson timetable

TLB - VR - LEZ 1A 2SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

Students will improve their ability to understand and produce ¬both written and oral scientific texts. Particular attention will be given to the lexical, syntactic, phonological and pragmatic aspects of scientific English. Lectures will include text analysis, lexical work, and practical exercises and interactive activities. Students’ participation is strongly recommended.

Syllabus

Medical Terminology
Morphology, Syntax, Verb System
Anatomy (Parts of the body)
Personnel and Places
Systems, Diseases, Symptoms
Biomedical lab English
Radiological English
Cardiovascular English
English for dentistry
Presentations, research articles and abstracts

Bibliografia:

• E. Glendinning, R. Howard, Professional English in Use: Medicine (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Unità: 1-4, alcuni esercizi dalle unità 14-33, 35-39, 50, 55-60, Appendixes I-VI.

• Dispensa ed eserciziario di grammatica da scaricare dal sito e-learning del corso.

• Ulteriori materiali saranno messi a disposizione sul sito e-learning.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam





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