INGLESE SCIENTIFICO - canale 3

L-LIN/12 - 6 CFU - 2° semestre

Docente titolare dell'insegnamento

NICOLA MAURIZIO STRAZZANTI
Email: nstrazzanti@lex.unict.it
Edificio / Indirizzo: Via Gallo 24 / Via Santa Sofia, 78
Orario ricevimento: http://www.lex.unict.it/docenti/nicola.maurizio.strazzanti


Obiettivi formativi

Sviluppare il lessico e l’uso delle funzioni della lingua inglese per scopi comunicativi relativi all’ambito medico-scientifico.

Sviluppare le abilità di ascolto e produzione orale.

Fornire agli studenti uno strumento pragmatico per l’investigazione linguistica e l’analisi di testi specifici relativi all’ambito medico-scientifico.


Prerequisiti richiesti

Conoscenza generale della lingua inglese al livello B1 del CEFR



Frequenza lezioni

70%



Contenuti del corso

  1. Basics. Medical and paramedical personnel and places. Education and training. Systems diseases and symptoms. Investigations. Treatment. Prevention. Epidemiology. Ethics. Research. Taking a history. Examination. Presentations.
  2. Word-building. Parts of speech. Pronunciation. Vocabulary in context. Puzzles and quizzes
  3. Esercitazioni (grammar, vocabulary, skills)


Testi di riferimento

  1. Eric H. Glendinning, Ron Howard. Professional English in Use. Medicine. Cambridge UP. 2007
  2. Rawdon Wyatt. Check your English Vocabulary for Medicine. A&C Black. 2006
  3. Dispense:
    i) Malcolm Mann, Steve Taylore-Knowles. Destination C1&C2. Grammar and Vocabulary. Macmillan. 2008 (Units 3, 4, 17, 18);
    ii) Hugh Dellar, Andrew Walkley. Outcomes Advanced. Heinle Cenange Learning. 2012 (Units 7, 10);
    iii) Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig. New English File Upper-Intermediate. Oxford UP. 2008 (Units 1C, 4C, 6C);
    iv) Jack C. Richards, Chuck Sandy. Passages. Cambridge UP. 2014 (Unit 11);
    v) Mark Bartram, Richard Walton, Elizabeth Sharman. Venture B1+. Oxford UP. 2016 (Unit 7)


Programmazione del corso

 ArgomentiRiferimenti testi
1Basics (health and illness, parts and functions of the body)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
2Medical and paramedical personnel and places (practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, hospitals, primary care)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
3Education and training Systems diseases and symptoms (symptoms and signs, blood, bones, childhood, endocrine system, eye, gastrointestinal system, gynecology, heart and circulation, infections, mental illness, nervous system, oncology, pregnancy and childbirth, respiratory system, skin, urinary system)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
4Investigations (basic investigations, laboratory tests, endoscopy, x-ray and CT, MRI and ultrasound, ECGGlendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
5Treatment (medical treatment, surgical treatment, therapies) Prevention (screening and immunization)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
6Epidemiology Ethics (medical ethics)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
7Research (research studies)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
8Taking a history Examination (explaining diagnosis and management, discussing treatment, giving bad news)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
9Presentations (data presentation, research articles, abstracts, conference presentations, case presentations)Glendinning, Howard. Professional English in Use 
10Word-building (word association: missing links; word formation: nouns; two-word expressions; plural formation; word formation: adjectives; word association: partnerships; opposites: prefixes; word formation: verbs; word association: mind maps)Wyatt. Check your English Vocabulary for Medicine 
11Parts of speech (nouns; adjectives; verbs; verbs: past tense regular verbs; verbs: mixed tenses; phrasal verbs; verbs: active/passive; adverbs; prepositions)Wyatt. Check your English Vocabulary for Medicine 
12Pronunciation (word stress, present simple, past tense)Wyatt. Check your English Vocabulary for Medicine 
13Vocabulary in context (good advice, multiple meaning, odd one out, body parts, opposites, abbreviations, symptoms and common illnesses, diagnosis, how it works, instruments and equipment, chemistry)Wyatt. Check your English Vocabulary for Medicine 
14Puzzles and quizzes (anagrams, parts of the body, communicative crosswords, word search, gap fill crossword, quiz)Wyatt. Check your English Vocabulary for Medicine 
15Past time, change and technology, clauses, reactions and healthMann, Taylore-Knowles. Destination C1&C2. Grammar and Vocabulary (Units 3, 4, 17, 18) 
16Passives, word formation, modal verbs, operations, body actions, medical conditionsDellar, Walkley. Outcomes Advanced. (Units 7, 10) 
17Present perfect, illness and treatment, verbs of the senses, the body, qualifiers (all, every, etc.), scienceOxenden, Latham-Koenig. New English File Upper-Intermediate. (Units 1C, 4C, 6C) 
18Indefinite and definite articles, present perfect, present perfect continuous, science reports, scientific processesRichards, Sandy. Passages. (Unit 11) 
19Could/couldn’t, managed to, was/were able to, past perfect, before / after / when / by the time, health and fitness, medical scienceBartram, Walton, Sharman. Venture B1+. (Unit 7) 


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