Course Information

CAES9722 Academic English for Biomedical Sciences Students

Coordinator: Laura WAKELAND

Aim:

Strategies:

  • Working on interactive medical terminology tasks with emphasis on word analysis, word formation, terms used in context and pronunciation strategies (etymology).)
  • Working collaboratively with a partner to research a recent development in Biomedical Science using academic sources)
  • Repackaging specialist scientific knowledge for the non-specialist audience)
  • Learning genre features of popular science writing which are used to engage the audience)
  • Working on presenting scientific knowledge orally in an informative and engaging manner to a non-specialist audience.)