|Mestrado Universitario en Xerontoloxía (Plan 2011)|
|English Language I|
|Subject||English Language I||Code||653491019|
|Official Master's Degree||1st four-month period
|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.|