At the end of the course students should be able to describe and explain terms related to body systems (namely integumentary, urinary, endocrine, reproductive, and nervous systems), their organs, functions and disorders; use practical medical vocabulary; apply medical language in doctor-patient, doctor-doctor, and doctor-nursing staff communication, interpret medical texts, present and discuss specialized topics, write motivational letters; use grammatical structures typical for medical and academic language (passive voice, questions, relative clauses, conditional clauses, conjunctions, etc.)
VSAJ0222 Angličtina 1 IIspring 2008
Introduction to the Spring Semester, Requirements, Revision
Presentations and Public Speaking in English, Language of Presentations
UNIT 7: Integumentary System I - Anatomy of the Skin, Associated Skin Structures
UNIT 7: Integumentary System II - Pathological Conditions of the Integumentary System
UNIT 8: Urinary System I - Anatomy of the Male and Female Reproductive and Urinary Systems
UNIT 8: Urinary System II - Pathological Conditions of the Male and Female Reproductive and Urinary Systems
UNIT 9: Endocrine System I - Hormones, Endocrine Glands and Other Endocrine Tissues
8. week: UNIT 9: Endocrine System II - Pathological Conditions of the Endocrine System
Revision and Consolidation - Midterm Test
UNIT 10: Nervous System I - Anatomy of the Nervous System (The Neuron, Nerves, The Brain, The Spinal Cord)
UNIT 10: Nervous System II - Pathological Conditions of the Nervous System
UNIT 11: Organs of Senses I - The Senses, Anatomy of the Eye and Ear
UNIT 11: Organs of Senses II - Pathological Conditions of the Eye and Ear
KOBYLKOVÁ, Anděla. English for medical students (English for medical students). 2. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 107 pp. ISBN 80-210-1771-6. info
GOUGH, Chris. English vocabulary organiser :100 topics for self-study. Hove: LTP language, 2001. 224 s. ISBN 1-899396-36-5. info
PARKINSON, Joy. Angličtina pro lékaře. Manuál pro praxi. (Manual of English for the Overseas Doctor.). 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. 416 pp. ISBN 80-247-0289-4. info
PARKINSON, Joy and Christine BROOKER. Angličtina pro sestry :manuál pro praxi. Translated by Jitka Klinkerová. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2005. 313 s. ISBN 80-247-1282-2. info
The above mentioned topics will be consolidated using all the study skills (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Supplementary materials used in the seminars (hard copies, electronic documents etc.) will be provided by the lecturer.
The course takes the form of seminars. Attendance is compulsory. Two absences are tolerated provided a letter of excuse is handed in at the Department of Studies.
Assessment is based on the results of the final examination (testing the knowledge from the autumn and spring semesters) and attendance. The examination consists of two parts, written and oral. The prerequisite for the written part is a presentation on a medical topic during the semester. The prerequisite of the oral part is to reach a minimal score of 60 per cent in the written part of the examination.
Language in which the course is taught
Further comments (probably available only v češtině)
Information on completion of the course: Studenti se státní jazykovou zkouškou, příp. jejím ekvivalentem na úrovni B2 ERR (TOEFL, FCE apod.) mohou vykonat zkoušku kdykoliv během semestru.
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.