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

Scientific English

Course code
4S01572
Name of lecturer
Anja Meyer
Coordinator
Anja Meyer
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni TLB 2 SEMESTRE dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 30, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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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.

Syllabus

Medical Terminology
Morphology, Syntax, Verb System
Anatomy (Parts of the body)
Signs and symptoms
Mental illness

Systems, Diseases, Symptoms
Treatments, therapies, examinations
Presentations, research articles and abstracts: analysis and practice.



Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
E. Glendinning, R. Howard Professional English in Use: Medicine Cambridge University Press 2007

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam at the end of the course.





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