VSAJ0222 English Language 1 II - practice

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Radomíra Bednářová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. František Březina (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Zuzana Handlová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Robert Helán, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Markéta Kovaříková (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jana Vyorálková (assistant)
Supervisor
Mgr. Robert Helán, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Medicine Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Mgr. Markéta Kovaříková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Medicine Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VSAJ0222/01: Mon 13:40–15:20 A15/113, R. Bednářová
VSAJ0222/02: Mon 11:50–13:30 A15/113, F. Březina
VSAJ0222/03: Tue 13:00–14:40 A15/113, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/04: Tue 11:10–12:50 A15/113, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/05: Tue 11:50–13:30 KOM S117, Z. Handlová
VSAJ0222/06: Wed 12:30–14:10 A15/113, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/07: Mon 15:30–17:10 A15/113, F. Březina
VSAJ0222/08: Tue 19:10–20:50 KOM S116, F. Březina
VSAJ0222/09: Tue 9:10–10:50 KOM S117, R. Bednářová
VSAJ0222/10: Tue 12:00–13:40 KOM S116, R. Bednářová
VSAJ0222/11: Wed 14:20–16:00 A15/113, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/12: Thu 12:30–14:10 A15/113, R. Helán
VSAJ0222/13: Wed 16:40–18:20 A15/113, Z. Handlová
VSAJ0222/14: Tue 7:30–9:10 KOM S116, R. Bednářová
VSAJ0222/15: Thu 14:20–16:00 A15/113, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/16: Fri 11:10–12:50 A15/113, Z. Handlová
VSAJ0222/17: Fri 9:20–11:00 A15/113, Z. Handlová
VSAJ0222/18: Fri 7:30–9:10 A15/113, Z. Handlová
VSAJ0222/21: Mon 7:30–9:10 A15/113, R. Bednářová
VSAJ0222/22: Mon 12:50–14:30 KOM 200, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/23: Mon 10:10–12:00 KOM S117, M. Kovaříková
VSAJ0222/24: Tue 15:30–17:10 KOM S116, F. Březina
VSAJ0222/25: Mon 18:30–20:10 KOM 257, Z. Handlová
VSAJ0222/27: Wed 10:10–11:50 A15/113, F. Březina
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VSAJ0121 English 1 I -p
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to describe and explain terms related to body systems (namely urinary, endocrine, reproductive, nervous, and sensory 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.
Syllabus
  • 1. week: Introduction, e-learning, requirements, assessment, revision.
  • 2. week: Presentations and Public Speaking in English, Language of Presentations I.
  • 3. week: Presentations and Public Speaking in English, Language of Presentations II.
  • 4. week: Urinary and Reproductive Systems - Anatomy. Student Presentations.
  • 5. week: Urinary and Reproductive Systems - Pathological Conditions. Student Presentations.
  • 6. week: Endocrine System - Anatomy. Student Presentations.
  • 7. week: Endocrine System - Pathological Conditions. Student Presentations.
  • 8. week: MIDTERM TEST
  • 9. week: Nervous System - Anatomy. Student Presentations.
  • 10. week: Nervous System - Pathological Conditions. Student Presentations.
  • 11. week: Sensory System: Eye - Anatomy and Pathological Conditions. Student Presentations.
  • 12. week: Sensory System: Ear - Anatomy and Pathological Conditions. Student Presentations.
  • 13. week: REVISION
  • 14. week: FINAL TEST
  • Grammar taught in the course: conditional clauses, direct and indirect speech.
  • In addition to the above mentioned topics and grammar, the course will also focus on the mastery of communicative skills - i.e. speaking, listening, reading, and writing - on the B2 level of the European Reference Framework.
Literature
  • KOBYLKOVÁ, Anděla. 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
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x, 379. ISBN 0521537622. info
  • Anglicko-český tematický slovník :člověk po stránce fyzické. Edited by Miroslav Jaroščák. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Nakladatelství Olomouc, 2005. 863 s. ISBN 8071821942. info
  • GLENDINNING, Eric H. and Ron HOWARD. Professional English in use : medicine. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 175 s. ISBN 9780521682015. info
  • GYŐRFFY, Mária. English for Doctors. 1. vyd. Praha: Triton, 2001. 226 pp. ISBN 80-7254-203-6. info
  • HOUSE, Christine. Grammar no problem : 50 praktických lekcí anglické gramatiky s cvičeními a klíčem. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 2004. 128 s. ISBN 8072383094. info
  • ŠTĚPÁNEK, Libor, Janice DE HAAFF, Alena HRADILOVÁ and David SCHÜLLER. Academic English – Akademická angličtina: Průvodce anglickým jazykem pro studenty, akademiky a vědce (Academic English: a guide for students, academics and scientists). Praha: Grada, 2011. 224 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-3577-1. info
  • MCCARTER, Sam. Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 1 CD. ISBN 9780194023030. info
  • MCCARTER, Sam. Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 1 CD. ISBN 9780194569583. info
Teaching methods
seminars, discussions, pair work, group work, home assignments, e-learning, reading, presentations
Assessment methods
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 Office 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 65 per cent in the written part of the examination.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
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.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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