|Mestrado Universitario en Xerontoloxía (Plan 2011)|
|English Language II|
|Subject||English Language II||Code||653491020|
|Official Master's Degree||2nd four-month period
|Introduction. English in Geriatrics and Gerontology.||Lexical and syntactic features (intermediate). Verb tenses and forms.
"An Old Person I help to treat": essay practice. Analysis and correction of mistakes.
|Exercise and Old Age. Listening and reading comprehension of audio and audiovisual texts.
Practice in presentations and compositions. Strategies for essays and presentations.
|Listening Comprehension: audiovisual texts on the theme of exercise and old age. Presentation and essay practice. Presentation strategies.|
|Secrets of a long life.||Genetics, lifestyle and environmental factors.
Teamwork with specialists in other areas. Reading comprehension: "Geriatric Interdisciplinary teams".
|A Question of Age||Professional and Family Care.
Old People's Homes and / or home care.
Discussion: "A Question of Age". Placing and timing in the lives of the elderly.
Robotics and care of the elderly
|The treatment of the elderly: medication.||Tasks, medication and over-medication.
Lexical and syntactic features (intermediate). Part II.
Alternative treatments (herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, etc)
|Old age and the brain. Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease||Practical situations and problems. (part II)|