Course: English - Intermediate 1

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Course title English - Intermediate 1
Course code HUM/OA020
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 0
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Grygová Bronislava, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Topics: Hospital and Nursing and Medical Professions; Equipment; Admissions; Taking a History; Pain; Symptoms; Caring for the Elderly. Grammar covered: Present Simple/Continuous, Prepositions, Articles, Past Simple/Continuous, Question forms.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Methods of Written Work
  • Homework for Teaching - 2 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students will perfect their general English competency; they will broaden their knowledge of grammar at pre-intermediate leven with an insight into the specific features of medical English; they will master basic medical terminology; they will be able to read, understand and translate medical texts in English.
Students will gain background for further usage of English in their professional career.
Minimal English language ability at level A2/B1 - pre-intermediate.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Seminar attendance and activity, seminar paper. Credit test.
Recommended literature
  • Glendinning, Eric. (2007). Professional English in Use: Medicine. Cambridge.
  • Grice, Tony. (2007). Oxford English for Careers - Nursing 1. Oxford.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Sciences Radiology Assistant (1) Health service 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Sciences Physiotherapy (2011) Health service 1 Winter