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Wed 23 Sep, Wed 30 Sep, ... Wed 25 Nov 2020
18:30 - 20:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Languages for Medics (SSC), British Sign Language Basic
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Wed 23 Sep, Wed 30 Sep, ... Wed 25 Nov 2020

Description

Language courses for Y4 students of the School of Clinical Medicine only.

Target audience

School of Clinical Medicine Student Selected Component (SSC) - Language Provision for Medical students.

Prerequisites

None

Sessions

Number of sessions: 10

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Sep   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
2 Wed 30 Sep   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
3 Wed 7 Oct   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
4 Wed 14 Oct   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
5 Wed 21 Oct   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
6 Wed 28 Oct   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
7 Wed 4 Nov   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
8 Wed 11 Nov   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
9 Wed 18 Nov   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
10 Wed 25 Nov   18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Zrinka Mendas
Objectives
Students will be introduced to the language used in general medical situations and (depending on the level and language) be operational in these.
System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Methodology

The teaching methodology is learner-centred as great attention is placed upon the cultural background, learning style and needs of each individual student. The course features a strong presence of multimedia digital materials that are accessible online in a flexible manner. The 'social environment' of the classroom is exploited to maximise the opportunities for learners' to practise and improve real-time, face-to-face communication skills.

Notes

The assessment is mandatory. For all levels, all 4 skills, namely listening, speaking, reading and writing, will be assessed by the portfolio of assessments listed below:

  • Timed Moodle quizzes completed as homework, assessing listening and reading comprehension and significant linguistic features (x 3 for Basic levels, and x 2 for Elementary and Intermediate levels) - 30%
  • Writing task x 1 - 10%
  • Oral presentation / role play presented ‘live’ in class with questions asked by class and teacher as appropriate - 50%
  • Attendance - 5%
  • Participation in class - 5%
Frequency

Once per year

Theme
CULP: Languages for Medics

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