2 CFU - 1° 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. Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.Learning assessment may also be carried out on line, should the conditions require it.

Detailed Course Content

The English course provides the knowledge of common words and medical terminology relevant to the Auditory System 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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