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Language courses for Medics

THE LAST SESSION OF THIS COURSE WILL TAKE PLACE IN ROOM 7 (FACULTY OF HISTORY).

Language courses for Medics

Language courses for Medics

TEACHER: MS ANA FERREIRA

Language courses for Medics

Third year students of the School of Clinical Medicine can take a language as a Self Selective Component. This is typically in the first five weeks of the Easter term.

Students apply for specific languages that they would like to learn or continue learning. The CULP team then form groups of students wanting the same language and level.

Students in small groups (4-5) will have 20 contact hours of tuition and will study for another (at least) 20 hours. Student who cannot enter a group will receive 10 hrs of individual tuition and will study independently for another 30 hrs.

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

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

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

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

CULP: Medics, French 2016 - 2017 Unscheduled Not bookable

The courses feature 20 contact hours*, 1 sessions of 2 hrs each during the following two blocks:

1. 26 September – 21 October (4 weeks) The first 3 weeks there will 3 x 2hrs sessions and in the last week (17-21 October) there will be one session.

2. 31 October -- 2 December (5 weeks) There will 2 x 2hrs sessions in each of the 5 weeks. All courses will run from 5.30pm or later in the evening.

Exact times and venues will be announced at the beginning of September and enrolment for these courses will be via the University Training Booking System (UTBS).

Beyond these two blocks and from December 2016 to July 2017, a number of courses may be offered in any language taught at the Language Centre provided that:

1. Students form themselves a group of 3 (at least) interested in the same language/level 2. Students make themselves available over a sequential 5 weeks period.

To inquire about this option and for any other information contact the CULP administrator, Ms Zoe Mavridi at zm236@.

  • Please note that, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese and Russian basic I courses will feature 24 contact hours and not 20.
CULP: Persian (Farsi) Pre-Intermediate 1 new charged Tue 23 Apr 2019   17:00 CANCELLED

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. This course is the continuation of our introduction level. The focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication and grammar points are analysed in context.

CULP: Portuguese Advanced new charged Fri 18 Oct 2019   18:00 In progress

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At advanced level the focus shifts slightly towards reading and writing whilst still offering plenty an opportunity for oral communication. The syllabus is more topical and the contents feature many a cultural, historical, political and current affairs theme. While the grammar is analysed within a context, explicit grammar instruction becomes an integral part of the course.

One of the aims of the advanced level courses is also presentation skills as the courses aim to cater for the academic needs (i.e. research, conferences) of the students.

More detailed information is available on our website.

NB: Advanced courses are official, award-bearing University qualifications.

Please also note that the certificates and transcripts are usually issued in July.

CULP: Portuguese Basic 1 new charged Wed 23 Oct 2019   17:00 [Places]

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

CULP: Portuguese Basic 2 new charged Fri 18 Oct 2019   16:00 CANCELLED

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

CULP: Portuguese Basic for Academic Purposes (LAP) Thu 10 Oct 2019   15:15 In progress

These Portuguese reading courses are designed for researchers, graduate students and staff who have a particular interest in Latin American, Brazilian, Portuguese or Lusophone language, culture and heritage.

They offer linguistic tools that will enable students to comprehend complex texts and produce critical readings and interpretations.

The classes are going to be conducted primarily in English, even though there will be plenty of opportunity for oral and listening practice. The courses feature a listening and speaking component as to prepare student to conduct field work in Portuguese.

The Basic course does not require any knowledge of the language while the prerequisite for the Intermediate course is a CEFR A2 level. The courses offer the possibility of progression and Basic students are strongly encouraged to continue with the Intermediate course.

Please note that these courses are attended by a number of very able, Spanish speaking students of Latin American studies and that the class dynamics are likely to be fast paced. For the rest of the students this might be challenging but also very rewarding and conducive to sound progress.

The courses will start from a Basic level and will aim at:

  • Solidifying strategies of reading of academic texts;
  • Recognition of the compositional structures of the texts;
  • Recognition of basic use of Portuguese grammar units The students will be asked to perform weekly readings of a wide variety of texts.

Alongside that, they will be requested to do grammar exercises related to the basic structures of the language, such as verbs and their complements.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

CULP: Portuguese Intermediate 1 charged Wed 23 Oct 2019   19:00 [Places]

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At intermediate 1 level the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

These Portuguese reading courses are designed for researchers, graduate students and staff who have a particular interest in Latin American, Brazilian, Portuguese or Lusophone language, culture and heritage.

They offer linguistic tools that will enable students to comprehend complex texts and produce critical readings and interpretations.

The classes are going to be conducted primarily in English, even though there will be plenty of opportunity for oral and listening practice. The courses feature a listening and speaking component as to prepare student to conduct field work in Portuguese.

The Basic course does not require any knowledge of the language while the prerequisite for the Intermediate course is a CEFR A2 level. The courses offer the possibility of progression and Basic students are strongly encouraged to continue with the Intermediate course.

Please note that these courses are attended by a number of very able, Spanish speaking students of Latin American studies and that the class dynamics are likely to be fast paced. For the rest of the students this might be challenging but also very rewarding and conducive to sound progress.

The courses will start from a Basic level and will aim at:

  • Solidifying strategies of reading of academic texts;
  • Recognition of the compositional structures of the texts;
  • Recognition of basic use of Portuguese grammar units The students will be asked to perform weekly readings of a wide variety of texts.

Alongside that, they will be requested to do grammar exercises related to the basic structures of the language, such as verbs and their complements.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

CULP: Russian Advanced charged Tue 22 Oct 2019   17:00 In progress

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At an advanced level, the focus shifts slightly towards reading and writing whilst still offering plenty an opportunity for oral communication. The syllabus is more topical and the contents feature many a cultural, historical, political and current affairs theme. While the grammar is analysed within a context, explicit grammar instruction becomes an integral part of the course.

One of the aims of the advanced level courses is also presentation skills as the courses aim to cater to the academic needs (i.e. research, conferences) of the students.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre webiste.

NB: Advanced courses are official, award-bearing University qualifications.

Please also note that the certificates and transcripts are usually issued in July.

CULP: Russian Basic 1 charged Tue 22 Oct 2019   12:00   [More dates...] In progress

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from on our website.

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Mon 21 Oct 2019 15:00 In progress
CULP: Russian Basic 1 for Academic Purposes (LAP) Mon 21 Oct 2019   12:00 In progress

Using close reading and translation of academic texts from their particular discipline, this weekly class is intended to help research students in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences to develop their skills in reading Russian documents that they have come across or may meet in their research.

Students are encouraged to bring along their own texts and work in pairs to enhance the learning experience.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

CULP: Russian Basic 2 charged Wed 23 Oct 2019   16:00 [Places]

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At a basic 2 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

These weekly sessions will allow those who are interested in maintaining and improving their Russian to do so by watching and discussing a number of both classic Soviet and contemporary Russian films. We will discuss the films' main themes, characters and conflicts in the context of historical and cultural developments, while our main focus will be firmly on improving your language skills.

Prerequisites: post Intermediate-2 and post-Advanced level.

CULP: Russian Intermediate 1 charged Mon 21 Oct 2019   17:00 In progress

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At intermediate 1 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please go to the Language Centre CULP page.

CULP: Russian Intermediate 2 charged Wed 23 Oct 2019   18:00 [Places]

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At intermediate 1 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

CULP: Spanish Absolute Beginners 2 - Biomedical Campus new charged Thu 17 Jan 2019   12:00 Finished

All courses offer general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence and where possible elements of scientifically relevant content.

At Absolute Beginners 2 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. The course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

Please note that the descriptors below relate to the full 30 hrs course. You are now enrolling in the second part (2nd third, 10hrs) of the whole course.

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