4 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

The English course aim is to provide the students with the main language structures and the ability to understand and translate English texts of scientific topic. In particular, the students should become familiar with scientific terminology in English.

Course Structure

Frontal lessons

Detailed Course Content

The course plan provides the knowledge of common words and medical terminology relevant to the blood, basic investigations, laboratory tests and screening, as well as the knowledge of grammar and syntax necessary to scientific writing. Furthermore, the students are required to analyze the IMRAD structure featuring the most reputable research articles. During the English course, exercises are planned to test the students’ skills in reading and translating scientific papers.

Textbook Information

1. Eric H. Glendinning, Ron Howard
Professional English in Use, Medicine

2. Roberta Losano
Inglese scientifico, Manuale d’uso
Edizioni Minerva Medica

3. Testo di grammatica a scelta dello studente

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