Course: Latin for Health Care 2

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Course title Latin for Health Care 2
Course code UJP/LEF2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Velichová Anna, Mgr.
Course content
1. Present active participle. 2. Regular comparison of adjectives. 3. Irregular comparison of adjectives. 4. Adverbs derived from adjectives od 3rd declination, comparison od adverbs. 5. Present conjunctive. 6. Cardinal numerals. 7. Ordinal numerals and multiplicatives. 8. Latin affixation. 9. Compound words, Greek origin of words. 10. Greek affixation. 11. Translation od a medical text. 12. Final test.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Seminar classes, Textual studies
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 12 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
This course requires prior language knowledge provided by LZ1 level.
learning outcomes
Students: - will extend their passive knowledge of Latin and Greek terminology. - will acquire correct pronunciation of new vocabulary. - will extend their Latin grammar knowledge, including abbreviations. - use their extended knowledge of rules for creating terminology from Latin and Greek components when translating medical terminology from Latin.
teaching methods
Textual studies
Collaborative instruction
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Kábrt J., Kábrt J. jr. Lexicon medicum. Praha Galén, 2004.
  • Kozlíková D., Plašilová J. Latinská lékařská terminologie pro bakalářské obory na lékařských fakultách. Praha Karolinum, 2003.
  • Plašilová J., Kott O.:. Základy latinské lékařské terminologie pro bakalářské obory fyzioterapie a ergoterapie. ZČU, 2011.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (1) Health service 1 Summer
Faculty of Health Care Studies Physiotherapy (1) Health service 1 Summer