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Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
Course unit
MEBC103958, A.A. 2013/14

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2012/13

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ME1847, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2013/14
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH
Department of reference Department of Neurosciences
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge MARY MARAGNO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Language/Final exam NN Undefined/Interdisciplinary 3.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 3.0 30 45.0 No turn

Start of activities 01/10/2013
End of activities 25/01/2014

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 INGLESE SCIENTIFICO 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 MIONI GIOVANNA (Presidente)
VALLESI ANTONINO (Membro Effettivo)

Target skills and knowledge: During the course the students will be expected to consolidate language skills to level B1 of the CEFR on health professional contents
Examination methods: Language skills:Oral and written comprehension and production on Health Professional contents.
Language in use:There will be a focus on the development of listening ,speaking,reading and lexico-grammatical awareness on Health Professional contents.
Course unit contents: The course aims to help students acquire the notions and tools needed to recognise and use defferent registers and genres,from informal self-presentation to formal reports on Health Professianal contents.
The focus will be on increased lexico-grammatical awareness and the development of language skills on Health Professional contents.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Il Gould Chiampo,Dizionario Enciclopedico di Medicina Inglese-Italiano,Italiano-Inglese,Zanichelli/Mc Graw-Hill,2010.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Maragno Mary, Medical English in use. Padova: Edizioni progetto, 2013.