Dades generals

Curs acadèmic:
2018
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.
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 topic-based lexical/functional areas for physiotherapy appropriate to B2.1 level. 2.1 Physiotherapists and the Patient Encounter 2.2 The Human Skeleton 2.3 Joints and movement 2.4 Muscles and Health 2.5 Health and the Workplace 2.6 career choices in Physiotherapy. 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 9 18 27
Classes participatives 40 22 62
Elaboració de treballs 2 15 17
Prova d'avaluació 4 20 24
Resolució d'exercicis 0 20 20
Total 55 95 150

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. 30
Writing Student writing tasks will be evaluated on:
Grammar and Vocabulary, Task Achievement, Style and Register, Cohesion and Coherence.
Appropriate at B2.1
10
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.
20
Speaking. General speaking competencies for physiotherapy at B2.1 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. 30

Qualificació

Only students who have attended 80% of classes qualify for Continuous Evaluation.

Continuous Evaluation: students must obtain a minimum global mark of 5 for the continuous assessment elements. All students must obtain a minimum of 5 in the final continuous assessment exam.

There is a resit session for the final continuous assessment exam. A mark of between 0 and 10 is awarded for the resit exam. The pass mark is 5.

100% Exam: students who have not satisfied the requirements for Continous Evaluation, or who have failed the continuous assessment module, will be assessed in an exam which tests reading , writing, listening and speaking skills in a variety of tasks related to the field of health and physiotherapy. There is no resit session for this exam. A mark of between 0 and 10 is awarded for this exam. The pass mark is 5.

Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Students who do not complete any elements of 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.