cod. 11889

Academic year 2017/18
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Lingua e traduzione - lingua inglese (L-LIN/12)
Per la conoscenza di almeno una lingua straniera
Type of training activity
Language/Final test
8 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

­ Develop comprehension skills, critical thinking, alternative thinking and passive and active listening
­Acquire the terminology and basic concepts of research
­Apply their knowledge in the professional context
­Read and understand articles and medical and scientific relations


The language proficiency requirement is level B2 as described in the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Course unit content

The sectoral language courses (ESP Inglese for Specific Purpose) must be based on the real needs of learners, highlighted with a qualitative analysis of needs. The biomedical English is taught taking into account the needs of medicine and the health professions, carefully lexical acquisition in the first place and then the grammatical and structural content.
­ Biomedical learning English
­ Ability to communicate in the field of medical and / or professional relationship with certain groups of people
­Ability to read and analyze a scientific article
­Ability to use scientific banks dates as learning tools and specific cultural growth
­Ability to understand and actively participate in international conferences and courses.

Full programme

­Reinforcement of prior knowledge or background
­Wide range of medical and scientific vocabulary concerning equipment, pathology, semiotics, investigation, treatment and examination
­general medical vocabulary related to parts and functions of the body, the medical and paramedical figures, training and internship, research and its exposure.
­Understanding of clinical cases, relationships and health material related to the profession TSRM
­Knowledge of a broad body of specific terminology that can be practiced using online activities and resources, using as a basis the scientific article.
­Understanding of the clinical descriptions and items taken from the best indexed journals, medical vocabulary and comprehension exercises.
­Development of critical reading and analytical skills


Material provided by the teacher:
- Dated Scientific papers and state-related subjects in the study plan
- Scientific works concerning the specific professional profile
- Scientific papers dated and current inherent in the specific professional profile.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons
Didactis laboratories
Individual work in pairs, group

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

Other information

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