FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS BIOMÉDICAS

Grado en Medicina

 


  Syllabus 9998001207 - INGLÉS SANITARIO II

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COURSE
Inglés Sanitario II (para medicina)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course combines the study of General English through a blended learning methodology (including a multi-media program and face-to-face classes) with English for Specific Purposes in Health Sciences as well as a Medical English component.  Students are required to be above level 15 in the UEM Lab in order to receive a grade for this subject. 


COURSE TYPE
0

ECTS CREDITS
6

CONTEXT

The objective of this course is to raise the English level of the students and teach them specific terminology in their area of studies. 


STUDY MODE
Students will develop communicative and internpersonal skills through the use of in-class conversations to practice English, which will prepare them to use English in their future professions.  In addition, they will do most of their work in groups, therefore enhancing their ability to work in teams.

COMPETENCES

Through group discussions and debates using specific English in their area of studies, students will gain self-confidence that will help them when they are required to speak a foreign language. 


TOPICS
To Be Announced.

ACTIVITIES

The course will include a mix of theory and practice.  The theory will be based on medical terminology in English.  The practical part will consist of group discussions and debates. 


EVALUATION

Regular Grading Period (on-going assessment): 

In order to obtain a grade for this course, students must surpass level 15 in the UEM Lab.  Students who don't have a minimum level 16 will receive a grade of  NP (No presentado).

 

There will be three parts considered in the student's assessment:

 

Parte I. UEM Lab Classic

 

Corresponds to 40% of the final grade. It will be based of the following criteria:

Completion of levels +  Assessment of face-to-face classes (Encounters and Complementary Classes)

Additional factors considered: completing more levels than required, doing extra complementary classes, positive effort, planning ahead and a positive attitude.  

Negative factors affecting the final grade: missing a reserved class without a written excuse.

 

Parte II. English for Health Sciences

Corresponds to 40% of the final grade.  It will be based on the following criteria:

Active participation in face-to-face classes.

Assessment of the acquisition of lessons presented in class. 

At least one oral presentation.  

 

Parte III. Specific Medical English

Corresponds to 20% of the final grade. It will be based on the following criteria:

Active participation in face-to-face classes.

Assessment of the acquisition of lessons presented in class.  

 

Second Grading Period (evaluation by exam):

Those students who have not satisfactorily completed the three parts of the course have the option of a final exam that will count for 100% of their grade. 

 

SPECIFIC REGULATIONS

METHODOLOGY

Physical Resources:

           

Basterrechea Moreno, Juan Pedro de. Third Call:  Curso de Inglés Médico.  Elsevier España, 2001.

 

Diccionario Dorland de Idiomas de Medicina:  Inglés-Español/Español-Inglés.  Elsevier España, 1ª edición 2005. 

 

Diccionario Mosby de Medicina Inglés-Español/Español-Inglés. Elsevier, 1ª edición 2001 (última reimpresión 2008).

 

Alternative Medicine Magazine. (subscription--issued monthly to the UEM Lab).

 

 

On-Line Resources:

 

NIH MedlinePlus Encyclopaedia. (provided by the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.) (http://medlineplus.gov/)

The Merck Manual Library. (www.merck.com/mmpe/index.html)

National Library of Medicine.  (www.nlm.nih.gov/)

Medical Terminology.  (www.ec.hku.hk/mt)

Medical English Resources. (www.englishmed.com/)

Nursing. (www.rnstudents.com/)

English for Pharmacists. (www.englishmed.com/pharmacists/)

Journal of the American Medical Association (http://jama.ama-assn.org


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