Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Lm Sio BZ 1A 1S (Coorte 2021), Lm Sio BZ 1A 2S (Coorte 2021)
The course aims to improve the linguistic tools to know the specific lexical panorama of the scientific literature related to the thematic of nursing and midwifery and the modalities of reading and understanding, the structure of scientific language in writing and oral processing. The program also includes a morpho-syntactic and lexical analysis of the texts examined, helping students to consolidate and develop the linguistic skills required by the readings. The aim is also to prepare students to rephrase in English the contents of the research in written form with abstracts, scientific articles and posters and in oral form through the preparation of speech and reports.
The programme includes:
Activities in small groups for developing the following skills:
Reading skills, research skills, speaking and presenting skills, dialogue skills, paraphrasing skills.
Terms and grammar.
The exam is an oral exam. An English-language presentation of a research work carried out by a team of 2 students
The work consists in the presentation of a topic chosen to be identified among the topic addressed in the classroom.
In particular, the presentation will contain:
The description of an area of interest / topic with data, definitions, any descriptive video, statistics and comprehensive description of the topic background.
The description of a research question, Foreground or Background question.
The description of the research methods, such as keywords, such as databases, such as magazines, etc ...
The synthesis of the retrieved studies
The selection of one or more selected studies as evidence with the reasons for choosing
Content analysis of studies with the active reading mode.
The reflections on the relevance of the learned content
A glossary of scientific terms.
The group of students will prepare:
A speech and visual aids
An abstract and a poster