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School of Medicine
NURSING AND MIDWIFERY SCIENCES
Course unit
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
MEO2044163, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
NURSING AND MIDWIFERY SCIENCES
ME1867, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 1.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Department of reference Department of Molecular Medicine
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in NURSING AND MIDWIFERY SCIENCES

Lecturers
Teacher in charge KATARZYNA KACKA

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Language/Final exam NN Undefined/Interdisciplinary 1.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 1.0 10 15.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 10/02/2020
End of activities 30/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 Commissione 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 KACKA KATARZYNA (Presidente)
NARDELLI GIOVANNI BATTISTA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: A good knowledge of English (CEFR B2-level or higher) is required.
Target skills and knowledge: By the end of the course students should be able to:
- use medical terminology in English confidently and competently and make appropriate choices in register, based on the knowledge of collocations and specific lexis acquired over the course;
- write articulate and accurate research abstracts and articles in English, with appropriate layout.
Examination methods: A 20-minute oral exam, in English, on topics discussed in class.
Assessment criteria: Students are expected to:
- respond critically to a variety of medical texts in English analysed during the course;
- use appropriate English medical terminology to transmit information in a clear and concise manner.
Course unit contents: The course gives participants the opportunity to expand their English medical vocabulary and to increase their fluency and confidence in using English in academic and medical contexts. A variety of medical topics are used in the course as vehicles to explore Medical English. Language practice activities include listening to talks, role-plays, problem solving discussions and abstract writing exercises.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Traditional lectures, teacher-led discussions and classroom activities - the course is held entirely in English and students are expected to take an active part in the lectures.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Students are expected to store digital files and print materials distributed in class.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)