Course: English - Upper-Intermediate 1

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Course title English - Upper-Intermediate 1
Course code HUM/OA022
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
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
  • Merz Lukáš, Mgr.
Course content
Topics: Tématické okruhy: Introduction in Physiotherapy; Human Body and systems; Initial session with a physiotherapist, taking a history; Assessment and Evaluation (Subjective, musculoskeletal, neurological, cardipulmonary; Therapeutic Exercise. Grammatical areas: Review of English Tenses, Articles, Prepositions, Conditionals.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Methods of Written Work
Learning outcomes
Students will perfect their general English competency; they will broaden their knowledge of grammar at intermediate level with an insight into the specific features of medical English; they will master basic medical terminology and acquire knowledge of physiotherapy areas; 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 B1/B2 - 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.
  • Gogelová, H. (2011). Angličtina pro fyzioterapeuty. Praha: Grada.
  • Grice, T., & Greenan, J. (2008). Nursing 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Study plans that include the course
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