Aspects of the English language will be introduced and then practised with activities in a medical context. Then the language will be further practised in listening and writing activities involving medical documents. Further to this reading skills aimed at matching the skills required to understand a range of medical texts including hospital documents, medical textbooks, reference materials and articles will be covered. Case histories and different forms of treatment will be investigated and discussed. The use of online databases will be covered.
THE ENGLISHFOR DOCTORSCOURSEWILLENABLEYOUNOTONLYTODEVELOPYOURSPEAKINGANDLISTENINGSKILLSWHENCOMMUNICATINGWITH ENGLISHSPEAKINGPATIENTSANDRELATIVESBUTWILLALSOFOCUSONYOURREADINGSKILLSPARTICULARLYWITHREFERENCETOMEDICALMATERIALSUCHASJOURNALARTICLESANDPATIENTCASENOTES.
WHY CHOOSE ENGLISHFOR DOCTORS?
The course will give practice in writing referral letters and a range of medical reports. English for Doctors will not only assist you in communicating with patients and their relatives but medical staff and colleagues. The use of English in consultations and continue with examinations both general and specialist. The language used to discuss investigations, diagnoses and treatment with the patient and English speaking colleagues.
Medical, surgery and physiotherapy English will also be covered.