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Faculty of Health Sciences
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  English Language I
Topic Sub-topic
Introduction. English in the Health Sciences. Lexical and syntactic features (elementary). Verb tenses and forms.
An Old Person I Know: essay practice. Analysis and correction of mistakes. Asking for and giving directions.
My Speciality. Presentation and essay practice. "My Speciality". Presentation strategies.
Secrets of a long life. Genetics, lifestyle and environmental factors. Reading comprehension: "An Overview of Geriatric Care"
Where and when? The timing and placing of old age and the old. Professional and Family Care.
Old People's Homes and / or home care.
Everyday practice with the elderly: tasks, medication and helpful devices. Lexical and syntactic features (intermediate).
Old age and the brain. Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Practical situations and problems. Reading comprehension.
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