Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Verona)

Scientific English [Matricole dispari]

Course code
4S006400
Name of lecturer
Nicola Pelizzari
Coordinator
Nicola Pelizzari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
INF VR 3° ANNO 1° SEM, INF VR 3° ANNO 2° SEM

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Gli studenti sapranno leggere, comprendere, estrarre ed analizzare le componenti principali da articoli scientifici nei vari ambiti infermieristici condivisi con la sede formativa. Saranno inoltre in grado di produrre semplici testi scritti e orali in lingua inglese per comunicare con pazienti e altri professionisti delle professioni sanitarie.

Syllabus

This section completes the course of English Language Year 1 and it is created in order to practice English for Medical and Academic Purposes.

Specifically, the focus is on the following topics:

1) The field of English for Medical Purposes and its characteristics
2) The reading process and reading comprehension in English
3) Scientific Research: research steps and draft of a scientific article
4) The scientific style and the mistakes to avoid
5) Text analysis and a few guidelines

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Nicola Pelizzari English for Medical Purposes - A complete guide for Healthcare Professionals (Edizione 1) Libreria Universitaria.it Edizioni 2019 978-88-3359-166-7
Nicola Pelizzari Pursuing Academic Literacy - An advanced resource book for English Language Learners (Edizione 1) Libreria Universitaria Edizioni 2020 978-88-3359-272-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Students' abilities assessment will be measured through a written exam aimed at verifying the knowledge of all the didactic module and precisely the reading comprehension and critical analysis of a scientific article.





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