Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Vicenza)

Scientific English

Course code
4S01572
Name of lecturer
Sara Corrizzato
Coordinator
Sara Corrizzato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
VI LEZIONI 1^ ANNO -1^ SEMESTRE, VI LEZIONI 1^ ANNO -2^ SEMESTRE

Lesson timetable

VI LEZIONI 1^ ANNO -1^ SEMESTRE

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VI LEZIONI 1^ ANNO -2^ SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

Students will acquire/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, therefore students’ participation is strongly recommended.

Syllabus

Morphology, Syntax and Verb System
The figure of physiotherapist - professional tasks and ethic issues
Medical Terminology (Principles of Anatomy and Physiology)
Examinations, Treatments, Therapies
Bone Fractures
Mobility Aids
Types of Medications
Presentations, research articles and abstracts: analysis and practice.

Assessment methods and criteria

Viva in English.





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