EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY

FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND ENGLISH PREPARATORY SCHOOL

2020-2021 FALL SEMESTER

ENGL113 COURSE DESCRPTION

CODEENGL213
TITLEMEDICAL ENGLISH
LEVEL UNDERGRADUATE, C1
TYPEUNIVERSITY CORE
CREDIT VALUE2 (2.0)
ECTS VALUE2
PRE-REQUISITESENGL213
DURATIONONE SEMESTER
CONTACT HOURS2
OFFERED1ST SEMESTER, 2nd YEAR
COURSE DESCRIPTION
ENGL213 is a second year first semester English course for the students studying at the Faculty of Dentistry. It is an intensive course for dentistry students who need to use and improve their English communications in a work environment. This course is also a further dive into to the world of dentistry for the second year dentistry student. Dental terms are grouped according to a specialty or area of interest to provide specific and related knowledge of the subject matter 
This course includes the use of multi-media, such as using the Data Projection systems and tape. Role-playing is frequently used to practice the language structures learnt in the class.
AIMS & OBJECTIVESThe aims of ENGL213 course are: to introduce students with terminology in dentistry help students to pronounce all terminology correctly help students identify different parts of medical terminology and learn their meanings.
The objectives of the ENG213 are: Locate the dental word. Words and abbreviations related to dentistry  Pronounce the dental word with indications for emphasis and pronunciation stress. Analyze the structure of the dental word. Combination words are separated into meaningful parts to show word structure. Define the meaning of the dental word. Definitions/meanings are presented for each listed term. Pluralize the dental word. Words are changed from singular to plural by using the standard rules for changing word endings. Use the dental word. Exercises to familiarize students with medical vocabulary, terminology, and idioms and using them effectively and appropriately in the right context
REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSbeing punctual about the assignments and other course activities actively participating in the discussions and activities taking the exams  using original course book and material in class   not cheating in the exams
ATTENDANCEAttendance is compulsory. Students who do not comply with the 70% obligation and do not fulfill any requirements for the evaluation of the course, are given the ‘NG’ grade. 
TEXTBOOKCollated materials booklet
PLAGIARISM This is intentionally failing to give credit to sources used in writing regardless of whether they are published or unpublished. Students should not download an assignment from an online source and/or buy or borrow an assignment. Plagiarism (which also includes any kind of cheating in exams) is a disciplinary offence and will be dealt with accordingly.
MAKE-UP EXAMSMake-up exams will be given for Mid-Term, Final only. There is no make-up for other tasks/quizzes. Any student absent from the Mid-Term, Final Exam should make a petition at the FL Secretary’s Office and provide a reasonable written excuse or medical report within three working days following the exam.
METHOD OF ASSESSMENTMIDTERM : 30% FINAL: 50% ONLINE QUIZ:20% 
GRADING POLICY & CRITERIAA (85-100 %)  A- (80-84 %) The student has demonstrated the ability to manage all the above outcomes with ease. (Very clear high A1 performance on the European Common Language Reference Framework)  B+ (75-79 %) B (70-74 %) B- (66-69 %) The student has demonstrated some ability to manage some of the above outcomes, with some difficulties.    C+ (63-65 %)  C (60-62 %) C- (57-59 %) The student has demonstrated some ability to manage some of the above outcomes, but with a lot of difficulties, further study is required.    D+ (54-56 %) D (50-53 %) The student has demonstrated some ability to succeed at an A1 level, but only at a minimum level; much of the work completed is more typical of lower A1 level in the framework, and the student will need to study for a considerable period yet to meet A1 outcomes.  D- (45-49 %)  The student has demonstrated only very periodic evidence of the ability to succeed at an A1 level; or has made very little effort to complete the course work.  F (44 and less) The student has not demonstrated the ability to succeed at this level, and has not succeeded in achieving the outcomes required at this level.    NG Insufficient body of work / attendance to enable a grade.  Incomplete

LEARNING OUTCOMES

In the ENGL213 course, the following learning strategies, study and life skills are targeted:

LEARNING STRATEGIES
Use dictionaries Use outside resources Be aware of your learning style Use suitable learning techniques (e.g., keeping a vocabulary notebook, watching films, …)
LIFE SKILLS
Practice ethical attitudes (e.g., avoiding cheating, coming to class on time, …) besides having responsibilities towards society Solve problems in creative ways Organise and complete work in timely manner Develop positive attitudes towards learning and working with others Analyze and interpret dental assessments. Use the correct wording when communicating with a patient to maximize the effectiveness of the communication Understand all medical terminology (prefixes, suffixes, roots), medical vocabulary needed for their jobs, idioms daily used by the dentists.
WRITTEN PRODUCTION
Make notes by listening to a patient Use notes taken from oral / written texts Write prescriptions using medical terminology and abbreviations.
SPOKEN INTERACTION & PRODUCTION
Pronounce dental terminology correctly.
READING
Read for specific information
LISTENING
Listen for correct pronounciation of dental terminology
PRIMARY OBJECTIVESSUB OBJECTIVESTOPIC AREAS
Identify different dental terminology Understand different parts of dental terminology Learn about different dental words related to dental emergencies, dental history, dental structure, infections, tooth anatomy, tooth restorations, radiography, prosthodontic terminology, orthodontic terminology, periodontics and dental surgery.Learn all names of the medical equipment Understand what medical terminology parts mean and how to use them Learn different dental terms belonging to different branches of dentistry
Introduction to Dental Terminology Anatomy and Oral Structures Tooth Origin and Formation . Practice and Facility Setups . Infection Control Emergency Care  Examination and Prevention Pain Management and Pharmacology Tooth Restorations Cosmetic Dentistry

WEEKLY DISTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE

DATESCOURSEBOOKASSESSMENT
 WEEK 1Introduction to Dental Terminology 
WEEK 2

Anatomy and Oral Structures
 
 WEEK 3Tooth Origin and Formation .
 
 WEEK 4Practice and Facility Setups 
 WEEK 5

Infection Control
 
WEEK 6
 
Emergency care 
WEEK 7
 
Pain Management and pharmacology 
 WEEK 8/9MIDTERM EXAM WEEKMIDTERM (30%)
 WEEK 10Feedback on the midterm 
 WEEK 11 \
Pain management and pharmacology
 WEEK 12
Toooth restorations 
 WEEK 13QuizQUIZ (20%)
 WEEK 14Cosmetic Dentistry 
 WEEK 15Revision 
WEEK 16/17FINAL EXAM WEEKFINAL (50%)