Dades generals

Curs acadèmic:
2017
Descripció:
This course is designed to help B2.1 students develop their receptive and productive skills in English. It is an intensive course and students are expected to work both in and outside the classroom to ensure that they acquire the grammar, vocabulary, and communicative skills required for the level. Students must attend 80% of classes to qualify for continuous assessment. Only those students who pass the course will obtain B2.1 level.
Crèdits ECTS:
6

Grups

Grup A

Durada:
Semestral, 2n semestre
Professorat:
MARY JANE PRATT  / GRAHAM MURRAY SINCLAIR
Idioma de les classes:
Anglès (100%)

Competències

  • Comunicar-se de mode efectiu i clar
  • Tenir capacitat de gestió d'informació
  • Comunicar informació, idees, problemes i solucions de manera clara i efectiva en públic o àmbit tècnic concrets.
  • Dominar en un nivell intermedi una llengua estrangera, preferentment l'anglès.
  • Participar en l'elaboració de protocols assistencials de Fisioteràpia basada en l'evidència científica, fomentant activitats professionals que dinamitzin la investigació en fisioteràpia.
  • Comunicar-se de manera efectiva i clara, tant de forma oral com escrita, amb els usuaris del sistema sanitari així com amb altres professionals.

Continguts

1. Training and working as a physiotherapist.

2. Communication skills (B2.1 CEF) for physiotherapy.

3. Writing (B2.1 CEF) for physiotherapy.

4. Oral presentations (B2.1 CEF) for physiotherapy.

5. Consolidation of English grammar and vocabulary appropropriate for B2.1. 1. 1. Consolidation and extension of knowledge and use of the following grammar areas appropriate to B2.1 level. 1.1 Pronouns and adjectival forms. 1.2 Present time. Possessives. 1.3 Past time. 1.4 Future time and conditionality. 1.5 The perfect aspect – past, present; simple, continuous. 1.6 Modality – obligation, necessity, prohibition, advice. 1.7 Verb patterns. 1.8 Passive forms. 1.9 Reported speech. 1.10 Auxiliary and main verbs. 2. 2. Consolidation and expansion of knowledge of general topic-based lexical areas appropriate to B2.1 level. 2.1 Free time and leisure activities 2.2 Key moments at different life stages 2.3 Ecology - global, local, personal 2.4 The worlds of study and work 2.5 Town and country 2.6 Sports and entertainment 2.7 Health and fitness 2.8 Education and training 3. 3. Development of key communicative skills appropriate to B2.1 level. 3.1 Developing communication strategies within a group 3.2 Constructive problem solving 3.3 Group presentation techniques and strategies 3.4 Individual presentation techniques and strategies 3.5 Project development and justification as an interactive process 3.6 ‘The long turn’ – developing and consolidating confidence when speaking in front of an audience

Activitats

Tipus d’activitat Hores amb professor Hores sense professor Total
Altres 2 10 12
Classes participatives 40 22 62
Elaboració de treballs 2 15 17
Exposició dels estudiants 9 6 15
Prova d'avaluació 4 20 24
Resolució d'exercicis 0 20 20
Total 57 93 150

Bibliografia

  • Glendinning, E. H., & Howard, R. (2007). Professional English in Use: Medicine. Cambridge University Press.
  • McCullagh, M., & Wright, R. (2008). Good practice Student's Book: Communication Skills in English. Cambridge University Press.
  • Glendinning, E. H., & Holström, B. A. (2005). English in Medicine: A Course in Communication Skills. Cambridge University Press.
  • Hewings, M. (2003). Advanced Grammar in Use with Answers: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vince, M. (2014). Advanced Language Practice: Student's Book with Key. McMillan Publishers.
  • Mª Isabel González Cruz, Sandra Marrero Morales, Mª Jesús Vera Cazorla. (2015). English for Physiotherapy : a coursebook for Spanish students. Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Servicio de Publicaciones y Difusión .
  • Joanna Ciecierska (2011). English for Physiotherapy. Pzwl.
  • Marie McCullagh, Ros Wright (2008). Good practice: Communication skills in english for the medical practitioner. Cambridge University Press.
  • Darrel Barsby, Rob Commons et., al (2013). BTEC Level 2 Firsts in SPORT. Oxford University Press.
  • Michael Vince (1998). Intermediate Language Practice: English Grammar and Vocabulary. MacMillan.
  • Michael Vince (2003). First Certificate Language Pratice. MacMillan.

Avaluació i qualificació

Activitats d'avaluació:

Descripció de l'activitat Avaluació de l'activitat %
Group project Group project. Students choose a topic related to physiotherapy. They prepare an oral presenataion and a written report. 25
Individual and group presentations. Student performance will be evaluated on:
Grammar/Vocabulary,
Pronunciation,
Task achievement,
Responding to questions, and
Delivery appropriate at B2.1 level.
10
Writing Student writing tasks will be evaluated on:
Grammar and Vocabulary, Task Achievement, Style and Register, Cohesion and Coherence.
Appropriate at B2.1
20
Attendance and participation To qualify for for continuous assessment, students must attend 80% of classes.
Students will be evaluated on their active participation, both individually and within their study groups.
15
Self-study portfolio: Independent work on B2.1 grammar and vocabulary areas identified by and negotiated with the teacher. Student must provide evidence of their independent work on the agreed areas in grammar and vocabulary. 10
Final assessment for students who have completed continuous assessment and attended 80% of classes. Listening, reading and lexical/grammar skills appropriate to B2.1. 20

Qualificació

In order to pass, students must obtain a minimum mark of 5 for continuous assessment. All students must obtain a minimum of 5 in the final exam.

Resit students must pass with a mark of 5.

Students who have not satisfied the requirements for continous assessment will be assessed in one exam. The pass mark is 5.

Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Students who do not complete any evaluation are considered 'no presentat'.

Observacions

This course is designed to help B2.1 students develop their receptive and productive skills in English. It is an intensive course and students are expected to work both in and outside the classroom to ensure that they acquire the grammar, vocabulary, and communicative skills required for the level. Students must attend 80% of classes to qualify for continuous assessment.

According to the Study Plan and the course file, the fact of passing the course implies that the student has knowledge of the English language which corresponds to the level B2,1. This will appear in the accredited activities on the Personal Academic Certificate.