Course: English for Health Care 4

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Course title English for Health Care 4
Course code UJP/AZ4
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
Course content
1. Summer Practical Training Experience 2. Methods and Aims of Physiotherapy 3. Methods and Aims of Occupational Therapy 4. Technique in Health Service 5. Protection of Environment 6. Possibilities of Professional Assertion 7. Professional Plans. 8. Application for a Job.Entrance Interview. 9. Knowledge Work. Medical Bibliography.Summary. 10. Health Care. Social Care. Insurance. 11. Credit Test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar classes, Individual study, Textual studies
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 12 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 6 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Students can: -engage in conversation actively and respond to opinions of other participants in communication. -detect main and relevant ideas of authentic texts within the field of study. -describe simple problem (disorder, accident, injury, symptoms of disease) -detect significant information and instructions in authentic texts, medical reports and understand them. -use simple grammatical means correctly and properly.
learning outcomes
Students can: -use professionally-oriented vocabulary concerning the content of study and future profession. -write short reports used in the profession. -be able to communicate with patients and colleagues and comprehend various announcements within professionally-oriented communication. - respond adequately to patient´s or client´s problems. -use correctly common grammatical structures within everyday conversation and written communication. -understand authentic texts within professionaly-oriented topics. -use common grammatical means and structures reasonably
teaching methods
Textual studies
Individual study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Texty a cvičení k jednotlivým tématům.
  • Eastwood, John. Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Oxford : Oxford university press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-431369-7.
  • Glendinning, E.H., Holmstrom, B.A.S. English in Medicine Third Edition. CUP, 2005.
  • Grice T. - Greenan J. Nursing 2. OUP, 2008.
  • McCullagh M., Wright R. Good Practice - Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioners. CUP, 2008.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-521-53762-2.
  • Topilová, Věra. Anglicko-český česko-anglický lékařský slovník. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-284-0.

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