Oxford International Study Centre

English for Health Care Professionals

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Accommodation Homestay / Residence / Hotel

Price Range £225.00 per week - £960.00 per week

Price Includes tuition

Beginners Not for beginners

Class Size 6 maximum

Course Length 1 weeks - 50 weeks

Town / City & Region Oxford , Central England

Tuition Style Group

Tuition Hours Per Week 22.5

Ages 16 - 99

Course Type Medicine

Other Information

 

In general students take 20 group lessons in General English and 5 private lessons in Medical English in the afternoons. Tailor made programmes are also available.

 

Topics covered

• General medical
• Specific medical (depending on the group)

• Patient communication skills
• Strategies to facilitate understanding patients


 Medical English
• common medical abbreviations
• medical related verbs

• Slang, colloquialisms and idiomatic language
• Medical terminology
• Vocabulary used by patients when describing their symptoms

 

Speaking

• Clarity, pronunciation and intonation

 

Reading

• for gist: discussing general medical texts from newspapers and magazines
• for detail: case histories
• patient information leaflets

 

Listening and Communicating

• language and strategies
• making and receiving telephone calls
• language used when examining a patient
• exploring the  language needed for initiating, building the relationship and gathering information and cross-cultural awareness

 

Activities and Visits

• mock interviews about medical issues
• mock consultations with patients
• medical videos and TV medical dramas….analysing issues
• discussions on topical health related issue
• mock Diasgnosis and Treatment presentation and discussion

• visits to local health care centres  and hospitals

 

 

 

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